Michel Mulloy, whom the pope appointed in June to head the Duluth diocese, has been accused of sexually abusing a minor.
An Associated Press investigation found hundreds of priests accused of sexual abuse have not been identified by the Roman Catholic Church.
Laura Pontikes says she feels betrayed by Cardinal Daniel DiNardo after coming forward with claims that a Catholic priest manipulated her into a sexual relationship during a vulnerable point in her life.
Bishop David Zubik is pushing back on calls for his resignation, saying his diocese took "responsible" action after allegations of child sexual abuse.
Pittsburgh's Bishop David Zubik said the diocese didn't find allegations against these few priests to be credible.
This is not an either/or proposition according to the Holy Father; this is not a question of uprooting the system and starting over. It is about creativity and innovation and opportunity.
When he personally delivers his message on January 1st, I trust the Pope will point out that there is no other institution more capable of generating a "mobilization comparable in size to that of the phenomenon itself" than the one he himself leads.