Christopher Altieri

A lot is riding on the Vatican’s February safeguarding meeting. The signs aren’t good

In times of crisis, the laity can feel powerless. But there are still practical things they can do

Christopher Altieri welcomes Philip Lawler’s analysis of the US hierarchy’s failings

The gathering could be the Pope’s last chance to show he is serious about addressing the abuse crisis

Local media have speculated about links to two girls who disappeared 35 years ago

The Synod Fathers will end up saying whatever the Pope says they said