Restoring Trust after the Abuse Crisis

Stephen White of Catholic University reflects on the hard steps we need to take as a Church to regain trust and credibility:

“The fallout from the abuse crisis will be with the Church for a very long time to come. Trust, once lost, is not easily regained. This applies, of course, to the individual victims, but also to the damage to trust between and among laity, between clergy (especially bishops) and their flocks, and between the Church and the world.”

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