Clerical corruption-Non sexual

Toxic Chanceries

By Michele McAloon, Crisis, March 8, 2021 Despite sincere efforts by many to curb the sexual abuse crisis and initiate reform in the institutional Church, the true disease has yet to be cured. A significant problem still lies in the work environments of the chanceries and tribunals in dioceses... read more

Pell surprised by ‘Technicolor criminality’ of Vatican financial scandals 34

Cardinal George Pell has spoken of his surprise at the apparent extent of “criminality” involved in recent Vatican financial scandals. CNA Staff, Catholic News Agency, November 30, 2020 Speaking in an interview with Associated Press Monday, the cardinal, who led the Vatican’s... read more

Toronto priest plagiarized when ghostwriting for Canada’s most senior Vatican figure: new book

The set of plagiarized texts 'has corrupted the production of magisterial texts and their reception,' writes Michael V. Dougherty, professor of philosophy at Ohio Dominican University A new book outlines evidence that Cardinal Marc Ouellet, left, Canada’s most senior figure in the Vatican and... read more

Bishop Bransfield offers ‘apology’, repays $400k to W Virginia diocese

CNA Staff, August 20, 2020- Bishop Michael Bransfield has repaid more than $400,000 to his former diocese and issued a narrowly-worded apology to the faithful. The apology comes nearly two years after Pope Francis accepted his resignation amid accusations of personal and financial... read more

West Virginia Diocese Still Awaiting Guidance From Vatican on Bransfield’s Amends

By Mike Jones, The Intelligencer, July 29, 2020 More than eight months after the amends for disgraced bishop Michael Bransfield, pictured in this file photo, were announced, Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston officials still have heard nothing from The Vatican about how to proceed. WHEELING —... read more