Tenants hope to purchase the rent-controlled buildings and turn them into a co-op. But the basilica would have to lower the asking price in this gentrifying neighborhood of Washington.
The clergy sex abuse crisis stirred anger and anguish during the latest dialogue put forward by the Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life.
"Crisis of Faith? Scandal, Pope Francis, the Synod, and Young People" was a discussion to address aftermath of the latest revelations in the ongoing sex abuse crisis in the Catholic Church — and ways young Catholics can support each other.
A vigil and protest that included survivors of clergy sex abuse in D.C. was one of several scheduled across the country by an ad hoc group calling itself Catholics for Action.