Vos Estis: Two Years Later

A Conversation with Canonists

Wednesday, May 26 at 2:00 EDT

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Vos estis lux mundi was promulgated in May 2019 to address the issue of bishops' accountability for clergy sexual abuse. It was approved "ad experimentum" for three years. Two years in, how is it going?

Stephen White spoke with Bishop Thomas Paprocki, Bishop of Springfield in Illinois; Msgr. Bob Oliver, formerly of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors; Rev. John Beal of the School of Canon Law at Catholic University; and Susan Mulheron of the Archdiocese of St. Paul-Minneapolis.