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How Individual Bishops Can Reform the Church Right Now

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For the sake of their flocks, they should take action immediately. When it comes to Church reform related to the clergy sexual-abuse crisis, faithful Catholics are still waiting for concrete action. Two months ago, the Vatican held its first-ever summit on the sexual abuse of minors, where Pope Francis called on bishops to end the scourge of […]

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Everyday Catholics Can Fight Sex Abuse

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Bishops have failed to police themselves.  It’s time for the laity to step up. More than 15 years after Americans learned of gross abuse of children by Catholic priests, this week the Vatican hosts its first-ever summit on the “protection of minors.”  For four days bishops from across the world will hear victims’ testimony and […]