Faith News
Geir Moulson - Associated PressJuly 18, 2017
At least 547 members of a prestigious Catholic boys' choir in Germany were physically or sexually abused between 1945 and 1992, according to a report released Tuesday.
Cardinal Lorenzo Baldisseri, general secretary of the Synod of Bishops, and Austrian Cardinal Christoph Schonborn, holds a copy of Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation on the family, "Amoris Laetitia" ("The Joy of Love"), during a news conference for the document's release at the Vatican April 8, 2016. The exhortation is the concluding document of the 2014 and 2015 synods of bishops on the family. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Faith News
Geir Moulson - Associated PressFebruary 02, 2017
A statement from the German bishops' conference "opens the possibility of receiving the sacraments of reconciliation and the Eucharist."