Pope Francis' letter on feast of the Holy Innocents: Stand up and protect children from exploitation, slaughter and abuse, Pope Francis told the world's bishops.
Boz Tchividjiam, a grandson of the Rev. Billy Graham, has written a very insightful article touching on the sex abuse tragedy. It may be particularly significant in that it is written by a non-Catholic and does not directly address the sex abuse by Catholic priests. Yet it gets to the core of what we have been experiencing in our own faith community.
Accusations of physical, psychological and sexual abuse by leaders of a Catholic movement founded here in the 1970s led the group to pledge an internal investigation.
The second in a series of healing services sponsored by the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., to reach out to clergy sex abuse survivors took place Sept. 9.
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NCR Today: The latest from the US bishops' meeting. Plus, Australian parliament commission files report on clergy sex abuse.