Tag Archives: Carlo Maria Vigano

Pope Refuses Comment On Claim He Ignored Abuse

Agence France-Presse reports: Pope Francis has declined to comment on a claim he personally ignored sexual abuse allegations against a senior clergyman, after a visit to Ireland dominated by Church scandals. Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, a former Vatican envoy to the United States, said he had told Francis of the allegations against prominent US cardinal Theodore McCarrick in 2013. But …

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Former Vatican Official Fired Over Kim Davis Meeting Claims Popes Long Knew About Cardinal’s Misconduct

The Washington Post reports: A former Vatican ambassador to the United States has alleged in an 11-page letter that Pope Benedict XVI and Pope Francis — among other top Catholic Church officials — had been aware of sexual misconduct allegations against a top American cardinal years before that prelate resigned this summer. The letter from Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano [photo], …

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Petition To Pope Francis: Fire The US Papal Nuncio

The pro-LGBT group Faithful America has posted a petition to Pope Francis which calls for firing Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano for his role in embarrassing the Vatican in the Kim Davis debacle. Vigano is the papal nuncio, the Vatican’s diplomatic representative in the United States. Earlier this year Vigano attended NOM’s hate march in Washington DC, much to the glee …

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Vatican Observers: It’s Likely That The Pope Will Shitcan The Guy Who Sprung Kim Davis On Him

According to a report published today by the New York Times, Vatican observers expect US Papal Nuncio Carlo Vigano to be removed at the “first respectable opportunity” for his “grave misstep” in secretly orchestrating the Pope’s meeting with Kim Davis. They write: Archbishop Viganò is turning 75 in January, the age at which bishops must submit a formal request to …

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