Archbishop Chas. Scicluna

Mexican clerical abuse victims skeptical of Vatican mission

By Maria Verza, AP/ Crux, March 3, 2020 The Vatican is sending its top two sex crimes investigators to Mexico on a fact-finding and assistance mission as the Catholic hierarchy in the world's second-largest Catholic country begins to reckon with decades of clergy sex abuse and cover-up.... read more

Vatican investigators to meet with Mexican sex abuse victims, bishops

By Courtney Mares, Catholic News Agency, March 3, 2020 The Vatican is sending Archbishop Charles Scicluna and Monsignor Jordi Bertomeo to Mexico this month to meet with sex abuse victims and to strengthen the Mexican bishops’ fight against sexual abuse. In the past decade, 271 priests in... read more
Marie Collins, then member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, watches as Cardinal Sean P. O'Malley of Boston, president of the commission, speaks at the Vatican (CNS photo/Reuters/Alessandro Bianchi)

In US tour, Marie Collins exposes clerical culture behind abuse cover-up

By Tom Roberts, National Catholic Reporter, September 12, 2019 WASHINGTON — The Catholic Church has reached a crossroads. Its leaders can either change, become open and accountable, or maintain the status quo: an institution lacking transparency, wrapped in secrecy and beholden to a clerical... read more

Lay Group Asks Archbishop Scicluna to Discipline Pro-LGBT Priest The Maltese archbishop has yet to respond to concerns generated by Father Kevin Schembri’s televised comments in March.

By: Edward Pentin, May 23, 2019, National Catholic Register A lay group of Maltese Catholics has taken out a full-page advertisement in the nation’s largest daily newspaper, calling on Archbishop Charles Scicluna of Malta to discipline one of his priests for recently expressing heterodox... read more