Sister Ivanka Hosta was quietly removed in June from the governance of the community, banned from contacting current or former sisters for three years, and ordered to make monthly pilgrimages to pray for Father Rupnik’s victims.
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Jesuit priest and artist Father Marko Rupnik, accused of having physically and psychologically abused numerous nuns, continues to travel and carry out art projects, despite restrictions imposed by the Society of Jesus.
In April, the bishop of Lourdes said, a decision will be made regarding what to do about the mosaics by Father Marko Rupnik that decorate the shrine at Lourdes.
Canonist Marc Balestrieri reviews important issues that remain in play with respect to the Jesuit priest’s conviction in 2020 of violating the confessional by absolving a person with whom he had engaged in sexual activity.
The order received the first allegations of sexual misconduct in October 2018.
Father Johan Verschueren, the major superior for the international houses of the Jesuits, told ACI Prensa, CNA’s Spanish-language news partner, this week that he has been Father Rupnik’s superior since January 2020. Father Verschueren also revealed which Jesuit priests were Father Rupnik’s superiors since 2004.
Father Marko Rupnik, a Jesuit priest and artist originally from Slovenia, has been accused of the sexual, spiritual and psychological abuse of at least nine women from a religious community with which he was formerly connected.
COMMENTARY: Perhaps we can better understand what is at stake by comparing Father Rupnik’s career to that of Gianlorenzo Bernini.
The Vatican released the volume on Dec. 22, three weeks after the Jesuit’s alleged abuse was first reported in Italian media.
The woman told an Italian newspaper that her reports of Father Marko Rupnik’s alleged serial abuse were ignored by superiors, and that ‘Father Marko was protected by everyone.’