Can the Catholic Church Overcome Its Sex Abuse Scandals?


September 1, 2018 American Catholics, and anyone else taking seriously the role of religion and faith in American society, are now processing an intense level of disillusionment, frustration and anger. Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro’s 884-page grand jury report on the sexual abuse of more than 1,000 youth by as many as 300 Catholic clergy is so troubling that it is difficult to find appropriate words to describe it. The document does not have new material for those who have followed the clergy abuse situation in the Catholic Church since it first emerged in Louisiana in 1985. But, the Shapiro [...]

Can the Catholic Church Overcome Its Sex Abuse Scandals?2019-03-20T21:27:24-07:00