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The Holy See says the meetings will take place in secrecy, but abuse survivors are not happy

Vatican media has said hardly a word about last week’s press conference

Cardinal Errázuriz, who is in a dispute with abuse survivors, has declined to attend next week’s meeting. Will the Pope make him?

The Vatican has failed to come down clearly on either side of the German intercommunion debate

More transparency, tough action against church leaders, and a role for Juan Carlos Cruz would be positive steps

The Rome contingent of Alfie’s Army is growing daily

Those who misled the Pope ‘no doubt felt they were protecting the institution’, says Marie Collins

The document reads as a sort of summary view of the world according to Pope Francis

The Holy Father’s meetings with the 93-year-old consistently result in confusion and scandal

Pope Francis is on record as affirming its existence