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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceJanuary 02, 2019
The editor of the "Woman-Church-World" supplement to the Vatican newspaper "L'Osservatore Romano" argued in the January 2, 2019 edition that "the sacrifices of women" are used to "reinforce the power of those who already have it." The editor, Lucetta Scaraffia, wrote about how the Catholic Church
Jesuit Father Hans Zollner, a professor of psychology and president of the Center for Child Protection at the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, in 2015. (CNS photo/Paul Haring) 
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceDecember 31, 2018
A member of the committee organizing Pope Francis' February summit on the sexual abuse crisis said the meeting should include discussing ways to hold bishops accountable for handling cases correctly.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceDecember 28, 2018
Pope Francis marked the fifth anniversary of his election in March in the midst of a firestorm over his handling of clerical sexual abuse and bishops' accountability in Chile.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceDecember 10, 2018
In keeping with his "Mercy Friday" activities, Pope Francis makes surprise visits to a newspaper and to a therapeutic rehabilitation home in Rome.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceDecember 07, 2018
The Vatican's Migration and Refugees Section has urged the adoption of nonbinding global compacts concerning the protection and care of migrants and refugees.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceNovember 14, 2018
Plans are underway for a solemn opening in February of the sainthood cause of Father Pedro Arrupe, superior general of the Jesuits from 1965 to 1983.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceNovember 08, 2018
Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of De La Salle Christian Brother James Miller, who was born in Wisconsin and was shot to death in Guatemala in 1982.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceOctober 17, 2018
Just because some young people disagree with Catholic moral teaching, including in the area of sexuality, does not mean the church's teachings are unclear or should change, Cardinal Robert Sarah told the Synod of Bishops.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceOctober 15, 2018
Several questions at the synod briefing Oct. 15 regarded the presence of women and their lack of a vote.
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Cindy Wooden - Catholic News ServiceOctober 09, 2018
Pope Francis, Cardinal Marc Ouellet and an official Vatican statement seem to be laying the groundwork for an admission that mistakes were made in handling allegations that Archbishop Theodore E. McCarrick engaged in sexual misconduct and even abuse.