- Dec 10, 2019
A panel discussion at Notre Dame sought to reckon with the current status of the clergy abuse crisis.
An important Notre Dame series on the clerical abuse scandals kicks off Wednesday, Sept. 25, with a panel titled “The Church Crisis: Where Are We Now?”, to be held on the ND campus and livestreamed on the university web site as well as on Crux.
A recent newspaper report details claims that senior church leaders in the United States knew as far back as 2012 about complaints against a West Virginia bishop whose spending habits and recent accusations of sexual misconduct have dogged the body of U.S. bishops at a time when they’re seeking a path toward greater accountability for themselves.
The president’s threats came and went in tweets, but priests, women and men religious, church-affiliated organizations and even some bishops from around the country were left trying to dampen the fear they sparked among immigrant communities of faith.
Archbishop William Lori detailed the findings of his investigation into Bishop Michael Bransfield of Wheeling-Charleston.
Participants in a racism listening session sponsored by the Archdiocese of Baltimore April 29 brought a variety of experiences to the attention of Baltimore’s bishops and an audience of more than 250.