Last Updated: Aug 18, 2018

'Shame and sorrow' – Holy See responds to Pennsylvania report

Vatican City, Aug 16, 2018 / 03:33 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Holy See on Thursday denounced sexual abuse and called for accountability for both perpetrators and leaders who covered up their crimes, following the release of a report detailing alleged clerical abuse in Pennsylvania.

In Australia, Christian Brothers sex abuse settlement a first after lawsuit limits end

Perth, Australia, Aug 18, 2018 / 05:09 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Christian Brothers have reached a settlement with a dying 74-year-old Australian man for physical and sexual abuse he suffered in their orphanages as a child in the 1950s and 1960s.

Dan Burke appointed president, COO of EWTN News 

Irondale, Ala., Aug 17, 2018 / 04:20 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- EWTN Global Catholic Network announced Friday that Daniel Burke has been named President and Chief Operating Officer of EWTN News, Inc. Burke has been serving as Executive Director of EWTN’s National Catholic Register.

US bishops express anguish over abuse reports, encourage change in Church

Washington D.C., Aug 17, 2018 / 04:12 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- After a grand jury found thousands of alleged instances of sexual abuse in six of Pennsylvania’s Catholic dioceses, numerous U.S. bishops have called for renewal and change in face of these heartbreaking events.