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October 12, 2018
Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, D.C., during an interview with The Washington Post about his career in March. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Ricky Carioti
Pope accepts retirement of DC's archbishop, Cardinal Wuerl, amid criticism of Wuerl's handling of abuse claims
October 12, 2018 - 1:26pm
October 7, 2018
Pope Francis, seen here in January in Santiago, Chile, has been accused by a former Vatican ambassador of covering up sexual abuse. That ambassador -- Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò demanded that Francis step down. Bloomberg photo by Tamara Merino
Top Vatican cardinal says coverup accusations against Francis are a 'political fabrication'
October 7, 2018 - 10:15am
September 25, 2018
Minnesota bankruptcy court approves $210M settlement between sexual abuse survivors, archdiocese
September 25, 2018 - 6:20pm
September 18, 2018
Cardinal Donald Wuerl has become the face of a ballooning crisis in the Catholic Church. Washington Post photo by Michael S. Williamson
Victims of abuse by Pennsylvania priests file class-action lawsuit
September 18, 2018 - 8:33am
September 12, 2018
Pope Francis, speaks during the welcoming ceremony at The National Palace in Mexico City, Mexico on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Susana Gonzalez
Pope Francis summons bishops for summit to discuss clergy sex abuse
September 12, 2018 - 8:31pm
September 9, 2018
Cardinal Donald Wuerl has become the face of a ballooning crisis in the Catholic Church. Washington Post photo by Michael S. Williamson
Washington deacon calls on cardinal to resign - says he'll refuse to participate in Mass with him
September 9, 2018 - 9:47am
September 5, 2018
Catholic priests accused of having sex in a car spark international uproar
September 5, 2018 - 10:38pm
August 28, 2018
Pope Francis, seen here in January in Santiago, Chile, has been accused by a former Vatican ambassador of covering up sexual abuse. That ambassador -- Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò demanded that Francis step down. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Tamara Merino
With call for pope to resign, divisions within the Catholic Church explode into view
August 28, 2018 - 8:11am
August 25, 2018
Josh Hawley, Missouri’s attorney general and a Republican senatorial candidate, speaks at the Veterans of Foreign Wars convention in Kansas City, July 24, 2018. (Doug Mills/The New York Times)
Missouri becomes first state to announce investigation into alleged church abuses after Pennsylvania report
August 25, 2018 - 12:13pm
August 20, 2018
Pope Francis waves to attendees from a motorcade before mass at O'Higgins Park in Santiago, Chile, on Jan. 16, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Tamara Merino.
Pope Francis: No effort to be spared to tackle Catholic Church's abuses
August 20, 2018 - 7:55pm
A photo of Pope Francis in the Holy Angels Parish in Hays, Pa. (Sam Hodgson/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Read the pope's letter to the faithful on abuse in the Catholic Church
August 20, 2018 - 12:56pm
August 14, 2018
Cardinal Donald Wuerl at a 2015 news conference at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, announcing Pope Francis would visit Washington that fall. MUST CREDIT: Photo by Brittany Greeson for The Washington Post.
More than 300 accused priests listed in Pennsylvania report on Catholic Church sex abuse
August 14, 2018 - 7:43pm
August 2, 2018
Pope Francis smiles at supporters outside the Vatican Apostolic Nunciature in Santiago, Chile, on Jan. 15, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Tamara Merino
Pope Francis changes Catholic Church teaching to say death penalty is 'inadmissible'
August 2, 2018 - 8:59am
July 30, 2018
Pope Francis celebrates Mass at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul in Philadelphia, Sept. 26, 2015. (Tony Gentile/Pool via The New York Times / Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
Pope Francis accepts resignation of Australian archbishop convicted of sex abuse coverup
July 30, 2018 - 7:50am
January 5, 2018
Rural Minnesota Catholic parish dismisses musicians over gay marriages
January 5, 2018 - 9:22pm
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