True Healing for Our Church Depends on What the US Bishops Do Next

Since the McCarrick scandal broke this summer, the collective Catholic faithful of the United States have been engaged in a tense conversation with their shepherds. From many of the bishops’ remarks at this month’s annual gathering in Baltimore,...

While New Legislation Waits for Rome, Revival of Leadership Can Start at Home

In the most anticipated and arguably important meetings of the U.S. bishops since 2002, America’s shepherds gathered in Baltimore Nov. 12-14 beneath the shadow of the clergy sex-abuse crisis. In particular, the darkest of clouds surrounded...