Maddie St. Gelais

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What Catholic universities are doing to address the sex abuse crisis (CNA)

By Mary Rezak- Catholic News Agency profiled the efforts of several Catholic universities to participate in renewal efforts in the wake of the sexual abuse crisis of 2018. The Catholic… Read More

Many U.S. Catholics Question Their Membership Amid Scandal (Gallup)

Jeffrey M. Jones- As the Catholic church responds to more allegations of sexual abuse of young people by priests, an increasing percentage of Catholics are re-examining their commitment to the… Read More

Why does the Catholic church keep failing on sexual abuse? (The Atlantic)

By Emma Green- This profile of Cardinal Sean O’Malley that appeared in The Atlantic sets up the various challenges reformers in the Church face on the issue of sexual abuse… Read More

Healing The Breach of Trust: Canon Law, History, Theology

The second session of Catholic University’s Healing the Breach of Trust series continues with presentations on the theological and historical foundations of the laity’s role in responding to the crisis:… Read More

Healing The Breach of Trust: Age of the Laity

Catholic University’s Healing the Breach of Trust series continues with addresses by Christopher Ruddy, Catholic University, on The Engagement of the Laity and Vatican II, and by Bronwen McShea, Princeton… Read More

Healing The Breach of Trust at Catholic University: Cardinal DiNardo and President Garvey

Catholic University’s Healing the Breach of Trust series continues with addresses by President John Garvey and Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, Archbishop of Galveston-Houston and president of U.S. bishops’ conference, on the… Read More

The PA grand-jury report: not what it seems (Commonweal)

By Peter Steinfels- The former editor of Commonweal and professor emeritus of Fordham University seriously contests one of the two charges of the Pennsylvania grand jury report that revealed the… Read More

Healing the Breach of Trust: Role of the Media

At Catholic University, the Healing the Breach of Trust series begins with a panel discussion on the role of the media in investigating, reporting, and framing our understanding of the… Read More

The love that moves the sun (Catholic Philly)

By Archbishop Charles Chaput- The Archbishop of Philadelphia gave a talk on Fides et Ratio less than a month after the grand jury report made national headlines. While not focusing… Read More