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Child protection expert Hans Zollner, SJ. Father Zollner spoke with Vatican Radio about a recent report on physical and sexual abuse of members of a prestigious German Catholic boys' choir, the Regensburger Domspatzen.
Father Hans Zollner,President of the Centre for Child Protection of the Pontifical Gregorian University, and a member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, says a new report on abuse at a prestigious German musical institution is an “important step forward.”
The lawyer tasked with investigating the abuse Ulrich Weber spoke about the investigation during a press conference in Regansburg.
European Churches on Wednesday called on the European Union to avoid opening way for the militarization of its budget and structures but to strengthen its role as an actor for peace and reconciliation.
The facade of the Basilica of St Benedict of Norcia, in the town of Norcia, Italy
The Vatican’s Pontifical Academy for Life has issued a statement regarding the case of the terminally-ill English baby, Charlie Gard, after the European Court of Human Rights rejected a plea from the baby’s parents to move him to the U.S. for medical treatment.
Bishops attend the beatification ceremony of Teofilius Matulionis in Cathedral Square. Vilnius, Lithuania, 25 June 2017.
Thousands of people have gathered in Lithuania's capital Vilnius to attend the official beatification ceremony of Archbishop Teofilius Matulionis, who became a symbol of persecution endured by Christians when the country was still part of the Soviet Union.