"The Vatican knew of a cover-up involving abusive priests, Pennsylvania AG says," by Holly Yan, CNN, August 28, 2018 "Pope Francis Long Knew of Cardinal's Abuse and Must Resign, Archbishop says," by Jason Horowitz, The New York Times, August 26, 2018 Does anyone believe that the Pope didn't know? Clearly many in Ireland believe he … Continue reading Claims that Vatican and Pope Knew of Clergy Abuse Cover Up Emerge
Many have asked what I hope from Archbishop Chaput's leadership. Kathy and I hope he will follow all of the recommendations of the 2011 Grand Jury Report. For instance, the Archdiocese still hasn't removed the Victims Assistance Program from its (and therefore, its lawyers) supervision. We hope Archbishop Chaput will support a bill for the … Continue reading Archbishop Chaput Installed This Thursday
Q. Why are members of the priesthood silent on the various issues that challenge the church, today? What are the factors that silence them? Why do they permit the factors to silence them? Why don't they organize and provide substantive insights and remedies. And, why do we call silent priests "good priests"? If there is … Continue reading Q&A: Why Are So Many Priests Silent?