Vatican issues new manual on reporting sex abuse
The Catholic Church issued new guidelines to the clergy, indicating they should contact police if there is suspected abuse. The Church had long opposed such an idea, saying it could lead to wrongful prosecution.
Poland is shocked by pedophilia documentary
The Primate of Poland has informed the Vatican about new cases of pedophilia uncovered in a recent documentary. The Church and government are both under pressure following the revelation of what happened to the victims.
Vatican removes Guam Archbishop Anthony Apuron after sex abuse conviction
A Vatican tribunal has confirmed the child abuse conviction of former Guam Archbishop Anthony Apuron. He was accused of molesting altar boys in the 1970s, but the Vatican has not released the exact details of his crimes.
Pope Francis issues sweeping sex abuse legislation
At the Vatican, Pope Francis has issued wide-ranging new sex abuse legislation that covers all Vatican personnel as well as those who work for the Vatican diplomatic corps. It aims to be a model for the church globally.
FG partners Vatican to establish international science centre
FG partners Vatican to establish international science centre.
Pope Francis celebrates Epiphany at the Vatican
The head of the Catholic church lead followers in the feast of Epiphany which marks the end of the Christmas season.
Vatican turns off fountains as Rome endures drought
One hundred fountains including two Baroque masterpieces in St. Peter's Square began to be turned off on as the Vatican felt the heat from a prolonged drought in surrounding Rome.