Responding to the Pennsylvania grand jury report on clerical child sexual abuse, Washington Archbishop, Cardinal Donald Wuerl said in a statement yesterday that during his tenure as Bishop of Pittsburgh, he established strong policies that addressed the needs of abuse survivors, removed priests from ministry, and protected the most vulnerable in the community.
Here are the stories that we covered in today's edition of Perspectives Daily:
1. The pope held a special Angelus recitation at St. Peter's Square in celebration of the feast day of the Assumption.
2. A new appointment at the Vatican Secretariat of State.
3. The Pennsylvania grand jury report names over 300 predator priests.
4. Cardinal Wuerl responds to the report.
In addition to those, here are some of the latest Catholic news stories from around the world making headlines today:
That's it for today. Be sure to check in with us again tomorrow for more of the latest Catholic news and stories that you need to know.
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