SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
abuse crisis
July 18, 2020
Irregularities call into question not only the commitment of Church leadership to safeguarding of vulnerable adults, but the efficacy of safeguarding, reporting, and investigative procedures currently in place.
August 16, 2018
Policies have slowly improved. But as a matter of justice, individual prelates should admit wrongdoing and step down
July 28, 2018
Rumours about McCarrick were widespread. Why did nobody act?
June 28, 2018
Five of Chile's 34 bishops have now had their resignations accepted
May 18, 2018
Some bishops may want to disappear into retirement. But given the seriousness of the allegations, there should be legal proceedings
May 11, 2018
Vatican media has said hardly a word about last week's press conference
May 10, 2018
Cardinal Errázuriz, who is in a dispute with abuse survivors, has declined to attend next week's meeting. Will the Pope make him?
December 22, 2017
Cardinal Angelo Sodano said in his homily that everyone needs to confess their sins