A new documentary exposing child sex abuse by members of the Roman Catholic Church is forcing the country's bishops to meet in Warsaw today.
Released over the weekend, the film entitled 'Tell No One' reportedly shows how abusive priests ruined the lives of victims and faced no consequences.
The recent release of the independent movie ‘Tell No One,’ which uncovered cases of sexual abuse by priests, will in time fundamentally change Polish society for the better.
Poland plans to jail paedophiles for longer after a documentary about abuse among priests was viewed 15 million times.
Pope Francis issued a landmark decree on Thursday making bishops directly accountable for sexual abuse or covering it up, requiring clerics to report any cases to Church superiors and allowing anyone to complain directly to the Vatican if needed.
Parisians held Easter mass at the smaller Saint-Eustache catholic church after Notre-Dame was devastated in a fire on Monday.
Pope Francis led Catholics into Easter with a vigil Mass on Saturday night.
"The flames have ravaged 850 years of history, architecture, painting and sculpture," wrote the Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez.
The faithful got on their knees on Thursday to crawl up newly-unveiled marble steps, also known as Scala Sancta, at the Vatican.
The deeply-worn Scala Sancta (Holy Stairs) were brought to light for the first time in 300 years after a seven-year restoration.
Retired Pope Benedict XVI has blamed the "unprecedented radicalism in the 1960s" for clerical sexual abuse against minors in a letter.
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The report is part of an investigation into widespread abuse of children by the clergy in countries such as Chile, the US, Australia, and Ireland, which has shaken the Catholic Church.
A French court convicted him on Thursday of failing to report allegations of sexual abuse of boy scouts in his diocese in the 1980s and early 1990s, by a priest who is due to go on trial later this year.
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Nearly 200 church leaders gathered this weekend to address the abuse crisis.
The Gulf state currently has about 800,000 Catholics but few of them are citizens, they're mostly temporary migrant workers from South and South East Asia.
In a visit to Panama Cathedral, he made reference to the global sexual abuse crisis at a mass for priests and nuns.
The Boston Globe's Spotlight team including Mike Rezendes, exposed a horrific sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic Church, a story retold in award-winning movie "Spotlight". Rezendes spoke with Euronews' Ricardo Figueira about the trial of the Philippe Barbarin and the ongoing abuse scandal.
The Archbishop of Lyon, Philippe Barbarin, Monday stands trial on charges of failing to report abuse by a priest in his diocese. He's accused of knowing about the sexual abuse by Father Bernard Preynat long before it became public knowledge.
Cardinal Barbarin facing demand for symbolic damages
The Election Commission in the DR of Congo has accused the Catholic Church of preparing people for insurrection
Vatican spokesman and deputy resign over policy spat
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Marta was beaten, insulted and force-fed by the nuns who were supposed to be looking after her.
For decades vulnerable children were subjected to physical, mental and sexual abuse at the Special Care Centre in Zabrze run by the Sisters of Mercy of St. Borromeo