A delegation to the Elysée for the extradition of Father Rivoire
Two representatives of the “Be Brave France” collective met, on Monday March 6, with Emmanuel Macron’s legal adviser to request the extradition of Father Johannes Rivoire. This priest is accused of multiple sexual assaults on young Inuit in Canada in the 1970s. In early January, members of the association had demonstrated in front of the Lyon nursing home where the 92-year-old religious of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate resides.
John Paul II allegedly concealed pedophile cases in Poland
Karol Wojtyla was aware of child crime cases in the Polish Church before he became Pope John Paul II in 1978, according to a documentary presented on Sunday March 5, with supporting testimony, by Polish private television TVN . While he was archbishop of Krakow from 1964 to 1978, Cardinal Wojtyla allegedly transferred from one parish to another priests in his diocese who had committed sexual violence against minors to avoid scandal, according to the author of the article. Michal Gutowski investigation. He met victims, former employees of the diocese and cited rare Church documents to which he was able to access.
A new church in the Oise
In Compiègne, the Orthodox community of Oise has taken over a formerly Catholic church as a place of worship. The church of the former Carmel of the sixteen Blessed Carmelites of the city is now called Notre-Dame-de-Toute-Protection. The Orthodox had been looking for a place of worship in the region for a year and a half. Until now, their celebrations took place in private properties or gardens.