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Buffalo Bishop Malone Becomes Latest to Resign for Handling of Clergy Sexual Misconduct

Buffalo, N.Y., Bishop Richard Malone stepped down this week after coming under fire for poorly handling allegations of sexual misconduct by clergy in the diocese. The Vatican and Pope Francis accepted Malone’s resignation, which came after calls from his staff, priests and the public for Malone to step down. Edward…

Pope Francis: Is Civil Union for Catholics Possible

By Julissa Catalan In an interview with an Italian newspaper, Pope Francis hinted that the Catholic Church could soon accept a type of civil union for LGBT couples. “We have to look at different cases and evaluate them in their variety,” he said. “States, for instance, justify civil unions as…