- Jan 17, 2020
Bishop Frank J. Caggiano of Bridgeport, Connecticut, is the new chairman of the board of Catholic Relief Services following his appointment by Archbishop Jose H. Gomez of Los Angeles, president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
n an effort to rebuild and heal the Catholic Church in the wake of the sex abuse crisis, women and lay leaders have taken a more central role in the process of bringing families back to Mass.
The day after the U.S. bishops were encouraged at their Baltimore meeting to bring young people back to the Church, they were urged to also pay more attention to and support the teens and young adults among them in parishes and church programs.
A new report describes a “tale of two cities” in chronicling the Diocese of Bridgeport’s response to the abuse crisis.
Bishop Frank Caggiano of Bridgeport, Connecticut, emphasized that recovery from the clerical abuse scandals has to involve “spiritual conversion,” focusing on the Christian basics.