The subject of the handling of the clergy sexual abuse crisis came up again this morning in a Vatican briefing on the upcoming papal canonizations.
Pope Francis' Council of Cardinals will meet with him for the fourth time next week, but what they'll discuss remains unknown.
Commentary: As two Catholics sometimes pigeonholed as liberal and conservative but who love our church in equal measure, we're grateful for this moment in church history.
One would think the answer would be "yes." In a New York minute.
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Msgr. Sławomir Oder said investigations were carried out into the relationship between Pope John Paul II and Fr. Marcial Maciel Degollado, and there was "no sign of a personal involvement."
Pope's quotes: Some our favorite quotes from Pope Francis
We say: A bishop who knows the needs of his people should not act alone, Pope Francis reportedly said. We join Francis in challenging bishops who embrace reform ideas.