The Catholic Church’s entry into the National Redress Scheme, created to compensate the victims of institutional child sex abuse, will take place as soon as individual dioceses are ready in order to speed up the process, according to Cath News.
In the second week of Advent, Pope Francis encouraged everyone to have faith.
Pope Francis published new laws last Thursday concerning the administration of Vatican City State, including the establishment of an oversight body for monitoring regulatory and procedural compliance within the governorate.
Bishop Mark Davies of Shrewsbury, England has declared 2019 the "Year of Holiness" in a pastoral letter marking the First Sunday of Advent.
Pope Francis has put his custom-built 2018 Lamborghini Huracan up for auction for a second time with all proceeds to go towards rebuilding villages devastated by violence and war, according to Crux. Lamborghini donated the white vehicle with gold stripes - to match the white and yellow of the Vatican City flag - to the Pope in November 2017.