Pope rejects German bishop’s offer to quit over abuse scandal

Pope rejects German bishop’s offer to quit over abuse scandal

Pope Francis on Thursday rejected an offer by Cardinal Reinhard Marx, a top German bishop, to resign over the mishandling of sexual abuse and cover-up scandals.

German bishop resigns over Catholic church’s ‘failure’ in abuse scandal

German bishop resigns over Catholic church’s ‘failure’ in abuse scandal

Pope orders probe of German archdiocese over child sex abuse

Pope orders probe of German archdiocese over child sex abuse

Over 300 victims ‘sexually abused through Germany’s top diocese’ in Cologne

Over 300 victims ‘sexually abused through Germany’s top diocese’ in Cologne

Tensions mount in German Catholic Church over abuse report

Tensions mount in German Catholic Church over abuse report

German Catholic Church to pay abuse victims up to €50,000

German Catholic Church to pay abuse victims up to €50,000

Former Pope Benedict makes first trip to native Germany in a decade

Former Pope Benedict makes first trip to native Germany in a decade

‘We will continue to fight’: German church abuse victims say payouts not enough

‘We will continue to fight’: German church abuse victims say payouts not enough

Germany’s embattled Catholic Church elects reformist leader

Germany’s embattled Catholic Church elects reformist leader

‘No reason to wait longer’: Germany’s under-fire Catholic Church seeks new leader

‘No reason to wait longer’: Germany’s under-fire Catholic Church seeks new leader

Düsseldorf cardinal suspended after sexual harassment allegations

Düsseldorf cardinal suspended after sexual harassment allegations

Germany’s Catholic Church addresses child sex abuse scandal amid protests

Germany’s Catholic Church addresses child sex abuse scandal amid protests

Homosexuality at fault for sex abuse not Catholic Church, says German cardinal

Homosexuality at fault for sex abuse not Catholic Church, says German cardinal

‘Celibacy is not a dogma’: German Catholic Church to examine practices

‘Celibacy is not a dogma’: German Catholic Church to examine practices

Update: German Catholic Church apologizes as scale of child abuse laid bare

Update: German Catholic Church apologizes as scale of child abuse laid bare

Catholic priests abused thousands in Germany: study

Catholic priests abused thousands in Germany: study

Pope dismisses German doctrine chief in turbulent week for Vatican

Pope dismisses German doctrine chief in turbulent week for Vatican

Alternative for Germany slams Church over refugees

Alternative for Germany slams Church over refugees

‘Germany must take fewer refugees’ – Catholic church

‘Germany must take fewer refugees’ – Catholic church

Church ‘still dealing with history of abuse’: bishop

Church ‘still dealing with history of abuse’: bishop

Court probes abuse at Catholic boarding school

Court probes abuse at Catholic boarding school

Priest asks Pope to waive his celibacy vow

Priest asks Pope to waive his celibacy vow

Catholic Church launches child sex abuse probe

Catholic Church launches child sex abuse probe

‘I’ll make Catholic Church heard in Germany again’

‘I’ll make Catholic Church heard in Germany again’

Cardinal offends with Muslim birth rate remark

Cardinal offends with Muslim birth rate remark

Catholic priest ‘didn’t know 15 was under-age’

Catholic priest ‘didn’t know 15 was under-age’

Church spends €130m on new Munich offices

Church spends €130m on new Munich offices

Catholics slam liberal Protestant leaning

Catholics slam liberal Protestant leaning

‘Women give the Catholic church a future’

‘Women give the Catholic church a future’

Women Catholic deacons ‘no longer taboo’

Women Catholic deacons ‘no longer taboo’

Abuse victims meeting leaves Pope ‘shamed’

Abuse victims meeting leaves Pope ‘shamed’

Catholic theologians call for end to celibacy for priests

Catholic theologians call for end to celibacy for priests

Sex abuse victims reject Church payout offer

Sex abuse victims reject Church payout offer

Priest jailed for seven years over sex abuse

Priest jailed for seven years over sex abuse

Pope Benedict to visit Germany in 2011

Pope Benedict to visit Germany in 2011

Holocaust-denying bishop turns to lawyer with neo-Nazi links

Holocaust-denying bishop turns to lawyer with neo-Nazi links

Catholic church wants to pay abuse victims on case-by-case basis

Catholic church wants to pay abuse victims on case-by-case basis

Catholics toughen rules on sex abuse prevention

Catholics toughen rules on sex abuse prevention

Mixa asks for forgiveness as Church begins abuse inquiry

Mixa asks for forgiveness as Church begins abuse inquiry

Priest says he was bullied into taking fall for Pope in abuse scandal

Priest says he was bullied into taking fall for Pope in abuse scandal

Pope Benedict’s birthplace vandalised

Pope Benedict’s birthplace vandalised

Bishop Mixa can’t remember his accusers

Bishop Mixa can’t remember his accusers

Catholic groups chastise pope’s silence on sex abuse scandal

Catholic groups chastise pope’s silence on sex abuse scandal

Church to appoint child sex abuse watchdog

Church to appoint child sex abuse watchdog

Catholic abuse scandal hits famous boys’ choir

Catholic abuse scandal hits famous boys’ choir

Church archive rediscovers curious 1676 papal document

Church archive rediscovers curious 1676 papal document