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# reinhard marx
German cardinal resigns over Church's 'failure' in abuse scandal
Criticising colleagues who “refuse to believe there is a shared responsibility in this respect”, Reinhard Marx said the Church is at “a dead end”.
# Catholic Church
Cardinal George Pell lodges new appeal against convictions for child sex abuse
Pell is currently serving a six-year sentence for sexually assaulting two choirboys in the 1990s.
# Sex Abuse
Top Catholic cardinal admits Church files on sex abuse were 'destroyed'
The cardinal was speaking at a landmark Vatican summit on tackling sex abuse in the clergy.
# Donald Wuerl
Pope accepts resignation of US Cardinal who was criticised over handling of sex abuse claims
He was blamed for not doing enough to deal with paedophile priests when he was a bishop in Pennsylvania.
# call to resign
Former Vatican official accuses pope of failing to act on abuse by ex-Cardinal
Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano has called on Pope Francis to resign.
# Donald Wuerl
US cardinal facing calls to resign cancels appearance at World Meeting of Families
Donald Wuerl was due to speak on Wednesday.
# George Pell
Pope Francis' aide to stand trial on multiple sex abuse charges
Cardinal George Pell has denied the historic allegations.
# investigations
Top Vatican cardinal being investigated by police over child abuse claims
Police in Australia said they are investigating Cardinal George Pell.
# Catholic Church
Pope Francis accepts Cardinal Seán Brady's resignation
The Primate of All Ireland retired on age grounds when he turned 75.
# Catholic Church
Spain's new cardinal says homosexuality is a 'defect'
The 84-year-old has been criticised by gay rights groups for his comments.
# Cardinal
Britain's top Catholic in 'inappropriate acts' row: report
Cardinal Keith O’Brien is due to vote on Pope Benedict XVI’s successor.
# Catholic Church
Catholic priests should be able to marry: British cardinal
Roman Catholic priests should be able to marry and have children, Britain’s most senior cardinal has said.
# Cardinal Brady
Monsignor Eamon Martin appointed Coadjutor to Cardinal Brady
Msgr Martin has been appointed Coadjutor Archbishop of Armagh, and will assist Brady until he finishes up in the post.
# Abortion
McNamara: Cardinal's Christmas message "misrepresented" abortion legislation issue
Labour TD Michael McNamara said that Cardinal Brady misrepresented the legal position within which the Oireachtas is required to legislate.
# vatileaks
A butler, a cardinal and the Pope: Vatileaks scandal deepens
There may be jobs lost and careers ruined as Italian media implicates a cardinal in the ongoing investigation.
# Abuse
Brady never offered his resignation to the Vatican - Catholic Church
A report in a newspaper today said the Vatican had turned down Cardinal Brady’s resignation in 2010 – but the Catholic Church says this never happened.
# Priest
Priest who 'inadvertently' showed porn images to parents requests leave of absence
Fr Martin McVeigh has requested a leave of absence after inappropriate images were shown to parents of a First Communion class.
# Catholic Church
Reports of Archbishops' stance on Vatican plan "speculative"
It is being reported that the number of dioceses in Ireland is to be reduced, and that Ireland’s Archbishops are unhappy. However a spokesperson for the Irish Bishops’ Conference dismissed this as “speculative”.
Cardinal Sean Brady invited to wedding of William and Kate
The Catholic primate has received an “unprecedented” invitation to attend the British royal wedding this April.
The 9 at 9: Wednesday
Nine things you need to know by 9am: Viable explosives sent to Neil Lennon, a Chinese man watches helpless as his girlfriend is murdered 11,000 miles away, and Cardinal Brady is off to the royal wedding.