- Apr 9, 2021
Child-protection policies adopted by Roman Catholic leaders to curb clergy sex abuse in the United States are inconsistent and often worryingly incomplete, according to a think tank’s two-year investigation encompassing all 32 of the country’s archdioceses.
To this day, a central plank in the indictment of many abuse survivors and their advocates is that the Vatican has not imposed a universal “zero tolerance” policy everywhere in the world.
Kathleen McChesney will receive the highest honor in the American Catholic Church.
A panel discussion at Notre Dame sought to reckon with the current status of the clergy abuse crisis.
Archbishop Wilton Gregory was installed as the 7th archbishop in the nation’s capital on Tuesday, succeeding Cardinal Donald Wuerl.
In a new interview, Cardinal Cupich defended the U.S. bishops’ zero tolerance policy.
Surveys show that many Catholics are unaware of the steps that the bishops have taken since 2002 to prevent child abuse and to monitor its own performance.
An 11,000 word analysis published in Commonweal criticizes the methodology and motivation of the August Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report into clergy sex abuse.