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Vatican defrocks former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick over sex abuse

World Feb 16, 2019

Vatican defrocks former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick over sex abuse

Pope Francis has defrocked former U.S. Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing confession and sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See said Saturday. The punishment for the once-powerful prelate, who had served as the ...

Pope Francis celebrates historic Mass in Arabian Peninsula

World Feb 5, 2019

Pope Francis celebrates historic Mass in Arabian Peninsula

Pope Francis ministered on Tuesday to the thriving Catholic community in the United Arab Emirates as he concluded his historic visit to the Arabian Peninsula with the first-ever papal Mass here and a call for his flock to remain meek in following God. A day ...