Morning Briefing

Diocese of Duluth clergy sex abuse lawsuit likely the first to go to trial under Minnesota’s Child Victims Act 

Chicago archdiocese officials to Windy City newspaper editors on eve of blockbuster Hollywood drama about Boston Globe 2002 exposé on clergy sex abuse: We’re not Boston

High ranking Polish priest, Krzystof Charamsa, who was fired after coming out as gay before synod on the family, is suspended*: "This penalty is intended to encourage Father Charamsa to mend his ways and can be rescinded depending on his behaviour”

German synod prelates with way forward on the question of divorce and communion find support in some quarters, not in others

Unitarian Universalist Service Committee report on trauma inflicted at immigration detention centers: “families risk being traumatized and re-experiencing past traumas through…their experiences in detention”

On poverty and inequality, new study suggests that boys are more sensitive to disadvantage than girls

30 Things 'Back to the Future II' Got Right or Wrong About October 21, 2015

Synod on family: “not as exciting as watching Donald Trump trashing and being trashed by other candidates for the U.S. presidency, but it is close.”

*An earlier version of this post referred to Charamsa as defrocked; he was suspended.


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