More on Clerical Sexual Abuse

Feminism and the future of the Catholic Church

This commentary is adapted from a Berkley Center lecture delivered at Georgetown University on November 5, 2012. The unexpected election … Continued

Fortnight for Freedom: In Catholic campaign, what does freedom mean?

TAMI CHAPPELL REUTERS Archbishop of New York Timothy Dolan holds up a foam finger promoting “A Fortnight for Freedom” conference … Continued

A new Catholic conversation on sex?

Cardinal Timothy Dolan recently gave a wide ranging interview about the HHS mandate that touched upon the challenges faced by … Continued

Catholic humiliation in UK

Now that Pope Benedict XVI has returned from the UK, most commentators will surely label the trip a failure, in … Continued

Only the Saints Can Save Us

By J. Peter Nixonauthor and contributor to Patheos.com Does the Catholic Church have a future? Given the events of the … Continued

The priesthood’s dark valley

Last Friday, at the liturgy marking the end of “The Year of the Priest,” Pope Benedict XVI once again addressed … Continued

In PBS interview, Cardinal Levada discusses abuse crisis

PBS NewsHour will air an exclusive interview today with Cardinal William Levada, whose office is handling about 3,000 claims of … Continued

Chatter, inspiration and the pope

Q:A senior Vatican priest last week compared outrage at Pope Benedict’s handling of sexual abuse scandals in the Catholic Church … Continued

Church needs an accounting of the soul

Q:Should Pope Benedict XVI be held responsible for the escalating scandals over clerical sexual abuse in Europe? Should he be … Continued

A time for prophetic leadership and accountability

Q:Should Pope Benedict XVI be held responsible for the escalating scandals over clerical sexual abuse in Europe? Should he be … Continued