Cardinal Woelki is the second German Church leader in recent months to ask Rome to review his handling of abuse allegations.
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The archdiocese said it took part in the investigation “so that any survivor who had not previously come forward would be encouraged to do so in a safe and protected process “
In his letter to the Congregation, Archbishop Heße highlighted the current controversy over the handling of abuse complaints in Cologne archdiocese, where he served following his ordination in 1993.
Fr. Hutsko, 67, had been serving as pastor of St. Michael Parish in Merrillville, Ind., immediately south of Gary, before he was placed on leave in 2018.
It is not yet clear whether Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta will be apprehended in the Vatican City State and extradited to Argentina.
The depositions were released by attorney Jeff Anderson as part of a settlement agreement for the Diocese of Crookston.
Neither the Vatican nor the Archdiocese of New York have announced the results of a preliminary investigation into allegations against Bishop John Jenik.
Westchester District Attorney’s Office investigation into the claims made against Father Thomas Kreiser would not support further action.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan of New York is Buffalo Bishop Richard Malone’s metropolitan archbishop, under new Vatican norms.
As local Catholics endure a seemingly endless number of revelations, the question repeatedly being asked is: How can the seminary be producing such men?