giovedì 18 novembre 2021

Stati Uniti
Local bishops must prosecute abuse of ‘vulnerable adults,’ Scicluna tells USCCB

(The Pillar)
A globally renowned expert in canon law told U.S bishops Wednesday that local bishops are responsible for canonically prosecuting sexual abuse of vulnerable adults committed by clerics in their dioceses. The remark could require a major shift in diocesan administration, changing how diocesan bishops treat acts of clerical sexual misconduct which have until now been considered moral failures, but not canonical delicts. (...)