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Today on Perspectives: The Synod of Bishops on the New Evangelization is officially opened in Rome. We bring you a look at the opening Mass. The Pope’s butler is sentenced to 18 months in jail for stealing papal documents, and Msgr. Charles Scicluna is appointed auxiliary Bishop of Malta. ...read more
The Vatican released a document today calling on bishops’ conferences around the world to implement “clear and coordinated procedures” for dealing with clergy sex abuse. Catholic News Service’s Rome correspondent Carol Glatz reports the bishops have one year to adopt the measures. To download Flash Player please click here ...read more
Jack Valero, a senior representative of Opus Dei, is defending the record of Pope Benedict in the pages of The Guardian. Valero addresses then-Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger’s handling of laicization cases, including his efforts to more strongly enforce abuse investigations by bringing them under the purview of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith in ...read more