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One layman’s response to scandal

Only obedience and love for our Lord Jesus Christ can point the way.

Pope establishes universal norms on sex abuse and cover up

Document emphasizes role of laity in supporting bishops' investigations

The Church’s story is service, not abuse

Ultimately, there is only one response to the scandals: Catholic witnesses.

Pope’s concluding address at abuse summit

"Consecrated persons, chosen by God to guide souls to salvation, let themselves be dominated by their human frailty or sickness and thus become tools of Satan."

Pope’s opening words at summit on abuse underway in Vatican

I ask the Holy Spirit to sustain us throughout these days, and to help us to turn this evil into an opportunity for awareness and purification

What to do when dark times afflict the Church, according to St. John Neumann

The saintly bishop of Philadelphia writes about what our first response should be in the midst of such trials.

Council of Cardinals shrinks by 3; remaining 6 trying to lower Vatican spending

This decision of the Supreme Pontiff, explained the Vatican spokesman, follows a request expressed by the members of the Council at their meeting last September.

Trauma psychologist encourages bishops to become “victim-centric”

At this week's meeting of US bishops, a professional who works with sex abuse victims advises church leadership.

Anything but helpless during this dark time: Let us call on this power

The shed Blood of Jesus has matchless power for binding his disciples to God, to atone for sin, and to defeat the diabolical.

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