The big news of the day is the release of the 300-page report, formally called “The Causes and Context of Sexual Abuse of Minors by Catholic Priests in the United States, 1950-2010,” prepared by by researchers at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
NCR will have full coverage and analysis later today. Until then read:
- Religion News Service Report spreads blame for Catholic sex abuse
- New York Times Church Report Cites Social Tumult in Priest Scandals
- Boston Globe Study blames culture of era for church’s abuse crisis, Priests poorly trained, report to bishops says
Philippines Battle of condom enters Philippine Congress
The Minnesota Catholic Council, which represents the Catholic Church in the state, renewed its push today for a constitutional amendment defining marriage as the union of one man and one woman.