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Convert and turn yourselves in pope tells clerical sex abusers

VATICAN CITY (CNS): “Let it be clear that before these abominations, the Church will spare no effort to do all that is necessary to bring to justice whosoever has committed such crimes,” Pope Francis said in reference to the clerical sexual abuse crisis, during his annual pre-Christmas meeting with officials of the Roman Curia on December 21.
 
The pope told members of the Curia that the Church’s strength does not depend on its members’ perfection, but on the willingness to recognise its failings and correct them.

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New draft of document on Roman Curia finalised

VATICAN (CNS): Pope Francis will review the finalised draft of the apostolic constitution that would govern the Roman Curia, Greg Burke, the Vatican spokesman, said on June 13.
 

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Pope reads riot act to the Curia again

VATICAN (SE): For the third time since he ascended to the Chair of Peter, Pope Francis has read the riot act to Vatican officials in his Christmas message to the Roman Curia on December 21.
 
Although officially listed as an exchange of Christmas greetings, as well as an opportunity for the pope to thank staff for the work they have done during the year, Pope Francis moved away from the customary format of reviewing  the previous 12 months and outlining a few priorities for the upcoming year.
 

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Pope reads riot act to the Curia again

VATICAN (SE): For the third time since he ascended to the Chair of Peter, Pope Francis has read the riot act to Vatican officials in his Christmas message to the Roman Curia on December 21.
 
Although officially listed as an exchange of Christmas greetings, as well as an opportunity for the pope to thank staff for the work they have done during the year, Pope Francis moved away from the customary format of reviewing  the previous 12 months and outlining a few priorities for the upcoming year.
 

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