Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta (AR)

Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta

Argentine Bishop Appears at Court Hearing on Abuse Charges

By The Associated Press, November 27, 2019 BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — An Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis appeared voluntarily for a court hearing Wednesday ahead of a trial on charges of sexual abuse of two former seminarians in one of several cases that have shaken the church in the... read more

Argentine bishop says he’ll return to face sex allegations

An Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis says he’ll return voluntarily to Argentina to respond to prosecutors’ accusations of sex abuse By Associated Press, November 23, 2019 on Monday to respond to prosecutors’ accusations of sex abuse. An Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis said... read more

Prosecutors Call For The International Capture of Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta

They call for the international capture of ex-Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta El Tribuno, November 21, 2019 Zanchetta is charged with aggravated sexual abuse for being committed by a cult minister to the detriment of two victims. The criminal prosecutor of Gender Violence and Crimes against... read more

Argentine bishop tapped by Pope for Vatican job faces abuse trial

By Inés San Martín, Crux, Aug 8, 2019 ORAN, Argentina - Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta, a prelate from Pope Francis’s native country whom the pontiff brought to Rome and gave a Vatican job in 2017 and who’s now facing charges of sexually abusing seminarians, is expected to appear in court in... read more
Pope Francis meets with Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta. Credit: Vatican Media.

Zanchetta to stand trial in Argentina for sexual abuse of seminarians

Buenos Aires, Argentina, Jun 10, 2019 / 09:30 am (CNA).- Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta has been criminally charged with sexually assaulting two seminarians before a court in Argentina. The bishop has been barred from leaving the country and ordered to undergo a psychological examination. The... read more

Germán Arana, the Jesuit Who Advised Francis Badly

By Sandro Magister, June 18, 2018 The first head to roll, in the work of rebuilding the Catholic hierarchy of Chile that has been set in motion by Pope Francis, has been the most predictable: that of Juan de la Cruz Barros Madrid, removed as bishop of Osorno. But there is something that does not... read more

Former Vicar: Vatican Knew About Sex-Abuse Allegations Against Argentine Bishop

AP report contradicts a Vatican statement made just weeks ago. CNA/EWTN News BUEONIS AIRES, Argentina — In an exclusive report from The Associated Press, the former vicar to Argentine Bishop Gustavo Oscar Zanchetta said that the Vatican had had information about sexual-abuse allegations... read more