Can standard psychological testing diagnose pedophilia?
A Catholic News Agency report in defence of JPII’s response to abuse in the church.
Bishop Olmsted from Phoenix speaks to local news about the abuse crisis.
Jim Corkery, SJ reflects on the recent summit on Child Protection convened in Rome by Pope Francis, 21 –24 February.
Commentary on the Vatican summit. Reform or missed opportunity?
The abuse crisis forces us to look at the interconnectedness of the church, and to resist the spirit of our time, which not only closes borders and builds walls, but also blinds us to how what’s happening in one part of the world relates to what’s happening in another.
Leaders of the national conferences of Catholic bishops will soon convene Feb. 21-24 in Rome to collectively confront the scourge of clerical sex abuse that failures in leadership have allowed to fester over several decades. Concrete action outcomes are urgently needed and impatiently awaited.
A month before the start of a global summit in Rome on the sex abuse crisis, a prominent church historian and theologian said last week that the issue poses the biggest challenge to the church in 500 years.