Australian Archbishop Philip Wilson resigns his position as Archbishop of Adelaide after being convicted of failing to report allegations of child sexual abuse by a priest in the 1970s.
Here are the other stories we covered in today's edition of Perspectives Daily:
Over 70,000 altar servers descend on Rome for the 12th International Pilgrimage for Altar Servers.
Despite having resisted calls to resign, the Archbishop of Adelaide concedes.
The Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem expresses concern over Israel's new Nation-State law.
With World Youth Day Panama just six months away, we look back at the 2016 World Youth Day Krakow on its two-year anniversary.
In addition to these, here are other Catholic news stories making headlines around the world today:
Nuns in Chile spark #MeToo-like exposes of abuse. A handful of Catholic religious sisters in Chile came forward in July to report cases of physical and sexual abuse by priests, bishops and other nuns, a trend that chimes with the #MeToo movement.
Chilean prosecutor vows ‘historic trial’ on clerical sexual abuse. A Chilean prosecutor this weekend announced plans to bring an “historical trial” against the Catholic Church for attempting to hide or eliminate evidence related to clerical sexual abuse, confirming what Pope Francis said in May in a letter to the country’s bishops’ conference: “We know that there were religious who destroyed evidence.”
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