The press reported on the case of Fr. Mauro Inzoli, a serial sexual abuser of children. He was ordered defrocked by Pope Benedict in 2012, but was reinstated as a priest with a lesser penalty by Pope Francis in 2014 at the urgings of Inzoli's friends Cdl. Coccopalmerio and Msgr. Pio Vito Pinto, judges in Vatican courts. The notorious "Don Mercedes" was later convicted by an Italian court and defrocked again by Francis later in 2017.
September 26, 2020
Cardinal Zen, the retired bishop of Hong Kong, said in an interview that he had not been granted an audience by the Pope during the five days when he came to Rome to appeal for the appointment of a new bishop for the city.
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