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  • German abuse report ‘shocking’ and not the end, Church expert says

    German abuse report ‘shocking’ and not the end, Church expert says

    • Jul 28, 2017

    Jesuit Father Hans Zollner, a leading anti-abuse expert and a member of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, called a report documenting hundreds of cases of physical and sexual abuse at a German boys’ choir “shocking,” and warned that as the taboo lifts in other parts of the world, similar accounts are likely to keep emerging.

  • Foreign nuns, priests embody historic opportunity for U.S. church

    Foreign nuns, priests embody historic opportunity for U.S. church

    • Mar 4, 2017

    A new study shows there are now 4,000 foreign-born women religious studying or serving in the United States, building on a rising tide of foreign-born priests. While there are headaches, these ministers are ambassadors of the 94 percent of the Catholic world that isn’t American.

  • Three take-aways from today’s global crop of new cardinals

    Three take-aways from today’s global crop of new cardinals

    • Nov 19, 2016

    Pretty much everything a pope does exercises leadership and shapes culture in the Church, whether or not it comes wrapped in a binding magisterial declaration. Today is an excellent illustration of the point, as Pope Francis will create 17 new cardinals in an event called a “consistory,” 13 of whom will be eligible to elect his successor.