- Mar 29, 2020
Clare McGrath-Merkle is a philosopher of religion and author of the 2018 book, ‘Bérulle’s Spiritual Theology of Priesthood: A Study in Speculative Mysticism and Applied Metaphysics.’ She spoke to Crux.
Theologian Karlijn Demasure has been researching the sexual abuse of children, inside and outside the Church, for years. “In all cases it concerns someone who abuses his position of power.”
A well-known professor and priest at a Catholic college in Iowa has been suspended while the church investigates a sexual misconduct allegation dating to the 1990s, the school said Wednesday.
Once the Vatican releases the McCarrick report, the church must listen to the reaction to it in a “spirit of humility” and must seek to “make reparation, learn and keep moving forward in a new way,” said a leading U.S. woman religious.
Prosecutors have filed a notice of appeal of a western Pennsylvania judge’s ruling throwing out the conviction of a retired Catholic priest accused of having assaulted a boy almost two decades ago.
FALLS CHURCH, Virginia — A former Catholic priest in northern Virginia has been charged with sexually abusing a teenager in a case that dates back nearly 35 years, and a city councilman for the District of Columbia came forward to say he was the victim. Scott Asalone, 63, of Asbury