Msgr. Charles J. Scicluna is the promoter of justice for the Congregation of the Doctrine of the Faith in handling cases where priests are accused of sexual abuse, which effectively makes him the prosecutor in such cases.
They’ve dealt with 3,000 such cases in the last nine years, mostly from the U.S. and covering a period of decades.
The Italian newspaper Avvenire just published an interview with him, and the Vatican Information Service picked it up and published an English translation.
It’s an interesting read, and an insightful look at how the CDF is and has been handling cases of sexual accusations.
Question: Monsignor, you have the reputation of being “tough”, yet the...READ MORE