Tag: Catholic sexual abuse scandal

Pope Francis leads a prayer in Saint Peter's basilica in the Vatican, as part of the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, on September 1, 2015. Pope Francis on September 1 called on priests to pardon women who have abortions, and the doctors who perform them, during …

Catholic Women to Pope Francis: ‘We Deserve Your Answers Now’

“To your hurting flock, Pope Francis, your words are inadequate,” the women write. “They sting, reminiscent of the clericalism you so recently condemned. We need leadership, truth, and transparency. We, your flock, deserve your answers now.”