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Abuse

New devotional brings hope and healing to survivors of abuse

After meeting Pope Benedict XVI, a woman who suffered clerical abuse was inspired to help other survivors find peace and freedom.

Vatican releases q-and-a for bishops, canon lawyers on dealing with abuse cases

Manual does not have new legislation, but provides orientation for bishops.

Cardinal Pell’s ‘prison journal’ to be published

Publisher says he expects it will be a "spiritual classic."

13 Ways to protect your children from sexual abuse

We can't avoid all danger, but we can help our kids be aware and prepared.

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.

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