Rumours about McCarrick were widespread. Why did nobody act?
Five of Chile’s 34 bishops have now had their resignations accepted
Some bishops may want to disappear into retirement. But given the seriousness of the allegations, there should be legal proceedings
Vatican media has said hardly a word about last week’s press conference
Cardinal Errázuriz, who is in a dispute with abuse survivors, has declined to attend next week’s meeting. Will the Pope make him?
Cardinal Angelo Sodano said in his homily that everyone needs to confess their sins
Cardinal Law resigned as Archbishop of Boston after strong criticism of his handling of the abuse crisis
The Association of Catholic Priests say the sessions are in response to demand from members
Fr Mauro Inzoli, a convicted abuser, appealed successfully to Pope Francis not to be laicised
The Pope faces criticisms, including over his handling of the abuse crisis