The IHM nuns who taught me doled out tougher punishments for uniform violations than the sanctions Pope Francis has just placed on Bishop Michael J. Bransfield.
This week Pope Francis issued a mandatory reporter law but there is a glaring flaw.
Pope Francis directed U.S. bishops to postpone decisions regarding clergy child sex abuse accountability as they gathered in Baltimore for the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
As a child, I was among the million Catholics lining the parkway for Pope John Paul’s visit in 1979. My father propped me up on a mailbox. The sea of people was a sight to behold – one huge Catholic family. That memory is marred by what I now know as an adult about our … Continue reading Clergy Sex Abuse Not On Pope’s Official Philadelphia Agenda