Pope Francis Tells Bishops Not To Vote On Proposals To Tackle Child Sex Abuse Crisis

Share This Article

The Vatican has blocked a plan by Catholic leaders in America to confront child sexual abuse.

In a directive issued on Monday, the Vatican told US bishops to hold off voting on measures that were supposed to address the child sex abuse crisis in the U.S. Church.

Anne Barrett Doyle, co-director of BishopAccountability.org  a group that compiles data on clergy abuse, called the last-minute order from the Vatican “truly incredible”  adding that “What we see here is the Vatican again trying to suppress even modest progress by the U.S. bishops”

Life Site reports: United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) President Cardinal Daniel DiNardo informed the bishops of the request at the opening of the USCCB Fall General Assembly Monday in Baltimore. The meeting has been highly anticipated with the bishops’ plan to address the latest developments in the sex abuse scandal as a full body for the first time since the early days of the crisis in 2002.

“At the insistence of the Holy See we will not be voting on the two actions items in our documentation regarding the abuse crisis,” DiNardo said. “That is the standards of accountability for bishops and the special commission for receiving complaints against bishops.”

“The Holy See has asked that we delay voting on these so that our deliberations can inform and be informed by the global meeting of the conference presidents that the Holy Father has called for February 2019.

Related Articles:

POLICE SEIZE VATICAN LAPTOPS IN MASSIVE PEDOPHILE RING BUST

#METOO MOVEMENT HITS THE VATICAN AS NUNS DENOUNCE RAMPANT SEX ABUSE FROM PRIESTS

Did you like this?
Tip TheTruthRevolution with Cryptocurrency

Donate Bitcoin to TheTruthRevolution

Scan to Donate Bitcoin to TheTruthRevolution
Scan the QR code or copy the address below into your wallet to send some bitcoin:

Donate Bitcoin Cash to TheTruthRevolution

Scan to Donate Bitcoin Cash to TheTruthRevolution
Scan the QR code or copy the address below into your wallet to send bitcoin:

Donate Ethereum to TheTruthRevolution

Scan to Donate Ethereum to TheTruthRevolution
Scan the QR code or copy the address below into your wallet to send some Ether:

Donate Litecoin to TheTruthRevolution

Scan to Donate Litecoin to TheTruthRevolution
Scan the QR code or copy the address below into your wallet to send some Litecoin:

Donate Monero to TheTruthRevolution

Scan to Donate Monero to TheTruthRevolution
Scan the QR code or copy the address below into your wallet to send some Monero:

Donate ZCash to TheTruthRevolution

Scan to Donate ZCash to TheTruthRevolution
Scan the QR code or copy the address below into your wallet to send some ZCash: