Marie Collins Archives - Page 6 of 7 - Crux



  • The mysterious case of the missing Vatican tribunal

    The mysterious case of the missing Vatican tribunal

    • Mar 8, 2017

    When abuse survivor Marie Collins resigned last week from the pope’s anti-abuse advisory board she cited the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith’s failure to implement a tribunal for trying bishops who cover up abuse. But was that idea actually scrapped, or simply modified to achieve the same result?

  • Drop the ‘cliché’ of a reforming pope v. Vatican foes, cardinal says

    Drop the ‘cliché’ of a reforming pope v. Vatican foes, cardinal says

    • Mar 6, 2017

    German Cardinal Gerhard Muller, whose Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith was cited by abuse survivor Marie Collins as part of the reason for her resignation from Pope Francis’s anti-abuse commission, has fired back, saying it’s time to drop the “cliche” of a reforming pope being hobbled by internal opposition in the Vatican.

  • Problem with anti-abuse panel isn’t survivors, it’s the Roman Curia

    Problem with anti-abuse panel isn’t survivors, it’s the Roman Curia

    • Mar 5, 2017

    Crux editor John Allen’s recent argument that my resignation from the pope’s anti-abuse commission will “free me up” and allow me to feel less “conflicted” is not only inaccurate, but patronizing. The problem with the commission isn’t having survivors as members, but opposition from clerical men in the Roman Curia.