JD Flynn/CNA

They have been criticized for seeming to lack authenticity, contrition, and above all, leadership

They are suspected of using the money for gambling, trips, and other personal expenses

The Church, the Body of Christ, is a source of grace, even as she is in need of grace

After the Vatican scotched a proposal to address the crisis, the world is watching what the Church does next

The bishops are holding their first formal meeting since the summer’s scandal began

Bishop Martin Holley claims he was removed at the behest of Cardinal Wuerl

Two weeks in, decisions about the synod’s rules have still not been announced

Some in Rome see calls for transparency as a covert attack on Pope Francis