Posted on 09/22/2021 05:30 AM ()
Both the Church and society in Poland were unprepared to face the crisis caused by the sexual abuse of minors. Negative reactions prevailed at first. In the last few years, thanks to journalists and clear direction from the Holy See, the Church in Poland has learned how to create an integrated structure for the protection of minors and the support of victims.
Posted on 09/22/2021 04:10 AM ()
A magnitude 5.9 earthquake strikes southeast Australia, causing damage in the city of Melbourne.
Posted on 09/22/2021 01:17 AM ()
At his weekly General Audience, Pope Francis reflects on last week’s Apostolic Journey to Budapest and Slovakia, calling it a pilgrimage to the roots of prayer and hope.
Posted on 09/21/2021 09:06 AM ()
As a safeguarding conference in Warsaw wraps up its third day of deliberations, Church leaders from across Central and Eastern Europe examine how the suffering caused by clerical sexual abuse impacts the lives of survivors.
Posted on 09/21/2021 09:05 AM ()
The Catholic Bishops of Germany are holding their Fall Plenary Assembly, which focuses on the ongoing Synodal Path and reform in the Church.
Posted on 09/21/2021 07:27 AM ()
As the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors holds a safeguarding conference in Warsaw, a well-known survivor of clerical sexual abuse urges the Church to deal with the emergency of clerical sexual abuse.
Posted on 09/21/2021 06:56 AM ()
A conference on the safeguarding of minors and vulnerable persons taking place in Warsaw, Poland, highlights the Church’s efforts to to protect its vulnerable members. Prof. Paweł Wiliński reflects on the need to ensure abuse victims’ rights to information, representation, protection and compensation.
Posted on 09/21/2021 05:30 AM ()
Over the past few days, representatives of the Bishops' Conferences from Central and Eastern Europe have gathered in Warsaw to confront the crisis of sexual abuse. Father Adam Żak, a member of the organizing committee, explains the socio-political and cultural situation that has affected the Church’s response in the region.
Posted on 09/21/2021 04:42 AM ()
The United Nations is marking International Day of Peace on Tuesday, with the UN chief calling for a 24-hour ceasefire and urging all people to choose peace for a better future for humanity.
Posted on 09/21/2021 03:54 AM ()
Scottish and UK religious leaders are calling on governments to take transformational climate action at the upcoming 26th UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow.