Last Updated: Aug 17, 2018

'Shame and sorrow' – Holy See responds to Pennsylvania report

Vatican City, Aug 16, 2018 / 03:33 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- The Holy See on Thursday denounced sexual abuse and called for accountability for both perpetrators and leaders who covered up their crimes, following the release of a report detailing alleged clerical abuse in Pennsylvania.

Dan Burke appointed president, COO of EWTN News 

Irondale, Ala., Aug 17, 2018 / 04:20 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- EWTN Global Catholic Network announced Friday that Daniel Burke has been named President and Chief Operating Officer of EWTN News, Inc. Burke has been serving as Executive Director of EWTN’s National Catholic Register.

US bishops express anguish over abuse reports, encourage change in Church

Washington D.C., Aug 17, 2018 / 04:12 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- After a grand jury found thousands of alleged instances of sexual abuse in six of Pennsylvania’s Catholic dioceses, numerous U.S. bishops have called for renewal and change in face of these heartbreaking events.

Investigation launched into sexual harassment claims at Philadelphia seminary

Philadelphia, Pa., Aug 17, 2018 / 01:01 pm (EWTN News/CNA).- Bishop Timothy Senior, auxiliary bishop of Philadelphia, has announced that the archdiocese is investigating a claim of sexual harassment made by a former student at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary.