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The Vatican doctrinal chief was responding to criticism by abuse survivor Marie Collins

The party has an ‘anti-religion agenda’, Cardinal Pell’s spokesman says after it demanded he return to Australia

The Archbishop of Paraiba said he made the mistake of being too trusting

Saunders says he hopes to lead a ‘victims and survivors’ consultative panel’ to assist the commission

A statement says the ‘spurious claims’ are designed to ‘do maximum damage to the cardinal and the Catholic Church’

‘The movie shows how the instinct to protect a reputation was completely wrong,’ says former chief prosecutor of clerical sex abuse cases

British survivor Peter Saunders says he would be ‘outraged’ if the Pope failed to join the commission

In the post-Vatican II Church notions of crime and justice had no place and abusers were labelled as victims

Delia Maguire tells Francis Phillips that, after the abuse crisis, the Church in Ireland will never be the same again

Pennsylvania Superior Court has thrown out Mgr William Lynn’s conviction for child endangerment