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NCR EDITORS: More Answers Are Urgently Needed in the Ongoing McCarrick Scandal

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It has now been a year since the devastating scandal surrounding the sexual misconduct by former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick exploded into public view, disastrously undermining the credibility of the Catholic Church in the United States and eroding the confidence of faithful Catholics in their own shepherds’ leadership. And while some remedial actions have been taken, […]

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Pro-Infanticide Catholics Need the Church’s Strongest Medicinal Penalties

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On Jan. 22, a ghoulish celebration was held in different parts of New York state. Cheers and applause accompanied New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signing of the so-called Reproductive Health Act that had just been approved by the state Legislature. “With the signing of this bill,” Cuomo jubilantly declared, “we are sending a clear message […]

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It’s Bad That The DOJ is Investigating The Catholic Church – It’s Worse That The Church Made That Necessary

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These are dark days for the Catholic Church, particularly in the United States. Of Pennsylvania’s eight Catholic dioceses, seven reported receiving subpoenas this week from the Justice Department, marking a major development in the state’s growing involvement in the clergy sex-abuse scandal. “The Diocese of Pittsburgh has received the subpoena from the U.S. Department of Justice and […]