March 28, 2019

What caused the clergy sex abuse crisis? Catholic universities are pushing for debate on the answer.

U.S. Catholics know they are in the thick of a clergy sexual abuse crisis, but that’s where agreement ends. When the abuse topic exploded in the church in the early 2000s, everyone knew the focus was stopping the shuffling around and cover-up of priests abusing children
February 28, 2019

Catholic Leaders Gather In Rome To Discuss Continuing Clergy Sexual Abuse Crisis

University President John Garvey, Cardinal Daniel DiNardo and Catholic University were mentioned in a NPR story about the ‘Healing the Breach of Trust’ conference that was held last month while discussing the next steps to address the problems as the Rome summit gathered.
February 28, 2019

Cardinal DiNardo aims for ‘new ecclesial season’ to confront crisis

In the midst of the current crisis in our church — with a once-admired cardinal accused of heinous acts, bishops widely judged incapable of policing themselves, investigators poring through church archives and ordinary Catholics in fits of anger and despair — Cardinal Daniel N. DiNardo of Galveston-Houston, president of the U.S. bishops’ conference, asked a very brave question recently.