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Erie Bishop Models What a Real Apology to Victims Looks Like

The Pennsylvania Grand Jury has delivered a searing moral indictment of the Catholic Church’s bishops and their chanceries for their historic cover-up of clerical sexual abuse. In Pennsylvania alone, more than a thousand victims were attacked by...

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Metuchen Bishop: Fear of Retribution Must End for #MeToo Seminarians

Many bishops are now facing the reality that journalists know well: the vast majority of priests and seminarians, past and present, who experienced or saw adult sexual abuse by powerful clerics, were cowed into suffering in silence. The #MeToo...

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Bishop: Lay Faithful, not Bishops, Must Investigate McCarrick and Coverup

Cardinal Donald Wuerl has floated a proposal, published Monday morning in an exclusive interview with the National Catholic Reporter, that bishops should be impaneled to investigate the sexual predations of Theodore McCarrick, the former...

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Albany Bishop Excoriates ‘Incestuous’ Spiritual Fathers

The Catholic Church’s #MeToo revelations are just beginning as current and former priests, seminarians, and even nuns across the globe, are finding their voice to come forward about the sexual abuse they have experienced at the hands of people in...

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CLINIC: Zero Tolerance Policy on Migration Needlessly Tears Apart Families

The U.S. crackdown on migrants arriving at the border has reached a new level with Attorney General Jeff Sessions announcing a “zero tolerance policy” in San Diego on May 7 that will have serious ramifications for asylum-seeking families who do...

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Is Planned Parenthood Stalling U.S. Abortion Rate Decline?

Where would the declining U.S. abortion rate be without Planned Parenthood’s network of centers sprawling coast-to-coast, and providing minimal sexual health services and abortion? According to Planned Parenthood, the answer is up. But according...

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Mary Ann Glendon: What the Evangelium Vitae Medal Means to Me

Mary Ann Glendon has certainly had a long and distinguished career advancing the culture of life envisioned by St. John Paul II in his 1995 encyclical Evangelium Vitae. On April 28, Glendon received the eponymous medal bestowed by the University...

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Lifting the Veil on Nostra Aetate: How Jewish-Catholic History Changed

Catholics and Jews grow up today in world their ancestors would have found difficult to image a century ago: in all areas of human life, Jews and Catholics live and work side-by-side as friends, neighbors, and advocates united in the promotion of...

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CRS Bishop: We’re Serving Mideast Victims of Genocide, Refugees

Christians are the glue that hold the mosaic of the Middle East’s societies together, through their presence, services, and charity they extend to Muslims and other ethno-religious groups. Christians stand in the way of the Middle East plunging...

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Saudi Arabia Makes Robot Citizen: But Who Will Listen to Sophia’s Warning?

Saudi Arabia is a kingdom of surprising contradictions: the kingdom does not extend citizenship to its fast-growing Christian population. Non-Wahhabi Muslims and Christians are not allowed to practice their faith, openly or privately. Women have...