In a statement published on the Catholic Standard, the Archdiocesan newspaper for Washington D.C., Cardinal Donald Wuerl announced that he will travel to Rome to meet with Pope Francis and ask him to accept his resignation as Archbishop.
According to a leaked document, between 1946 and 2014 in Germany, 1,670 Catholic clerics and priests sexually abused 3,677 minors, mostly underage males. The "strictly confidential" study...
In a statement released by the Vatican Press Office, Pope Francis has announced that he is summoning the presidents of the Bishops Conferences from around the world to discuss the sex abuse scandal that has rocked the Church.
During a seminar last Saturday in the Vatican, Pope Francis told newly ordained bishops that they must work to fight abuse and the culture behind it: "just say no to abuse of power, conscience or any type."
A bronze statue of the Virgin Mary in the small parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Hobbs, New Mexico made famous for reportedly crying is once again miraculously weeping.
The Attorney General of the state of New York Barbara Underwood has subpoenaed all Roman Catholic dioceses in the state as part of a civil investigation into the accusations of sex abuse and cover-ups by church leaders, requesting documents and testimony.
A federal appeals court upheld the national motto displayed on all U.S. currency, protecting religion and rejecting an attempt to strip "In God We Trust" from all coins and bills.
Speaking on the 11 page letter written by the former Vatican Nuncio to the United States that alleges Pope Francis was involved in a cover-up of the McCarrick abuse scandal, the Holy Father has said that he will "not say a single word."
In an 11-page letter, former Vatican Nuncio , Archbishop Viganò alleges that high-level Catholic officials and even Pope Francis himself were complicit in covering up the scandal surrounding disgraced former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick.
Here's what you need to know about last week's release of a bombshell report detailing over 1,000 victims of child sex abuse by 301 priests in six dioceses in Pennsylvania.