- Feb 16, 2020
A defrocked Massachusetts priest is appealing his conviction of sexually abusing a young boy during trips to Maine in the 1980s.
Global Christianity, Catholicism very much included, experienced two traumas over the last decade that are both global in scope and historic in their consequences.
Anybody who sees “By the Grace of God,” a new French-language film that details a true-to-life French clerical sex abuse scandal, may be struck by similarities to the U.S. drama “Spotlight,” which dealt with the abuse scandal that erupted in Boston in 2002.
A new play wrestles with the complexities of the clergy abuse crisis.
What the documentary aspires to achieve is compelling the Polish bishops to take the responsibility the Holy See is demanding them to assume.
I always knew that watching “Spotlight” was going to be difficult for me, so I kept putting it off. Finally, with my wife out of town last week, I sprawled on the family-room floor with my two big dogs and steeled myself to view the Oscar-winning film about the investigation