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Would a Mass Resignation of Bishops Hurt the US Church? Quite The Opposite

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Policies have slowly improved. But as a matter of justice, individual prelates should admit wrongdoing and step down How could priests do this? Once, again, the Church confronts this question after Tuesday’s release of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury report on sexual abuse in six Pennsylvania dioceses over several decades. Even after so many previous revelations, the […]

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Catholic Relief Services’ McCarrick Problem

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Since the scandalous revelations of Archbishop Theodore McCarrick’s sexual dalliances flooded the news and social media, faithful Catholics have been demanding answers, especially ‘Who Knew?’ Most eyes are on other bishops and cardinals closest to McCarrick, but there is another connection being grossly overlooked. For over 18 years, McCarrick served as a member of Catholic […]

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Archdiocese Takes Down Website Defending Cardinal Wuerl’s Handling of Sex Abuse

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The Archdiocese of Washington has deleted the “Wuerl Report” website defending the cardinal’s handling of sex abuse cases in Pittsburgh. The website was strongly criticised for striking the wrong tone after the release of a grand jury report detailing hundreds of sex abuse accusations against priests in Pennsylvania. Cardinal Wuerl was Bishop of Pittsburgh when […]