Cardinal O’Malley given role at the CDF

Cardinal Sean O’Malley, president of the Vatican’s commission on sex abuse, has been appointed as a member of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, with special responsibility for cases of clerical abuse and child-protection failings of bishops.

Bishop denies rumour about threat to priests

Maltese bishop Mario Grech has said that rumours priests will be suspended for refusing to give Communion to the remarried are “absolutely false”.

New Opus Dei leader is elected

Mgr Fernando Ocáriz Braña, the former number two in Opus Dei, has been elected as the new prelate of the organisation.

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