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ANALYSIS: Anyone who finds it difficult to understand the anger and resentment of Catholics toward their bishops in recent weeks need look no further than a 2011 story involving the bishop of Allentown.
The Editors
"Victims should know that the Pope is on their side. Those who have suffered are his priority, and the Church wants to listen to them to root out this tragic horror that destroys the lives of the innocent."
Courtney Grogan/Catholic News Agency
Father Thomas Berg, author of Hurting in the Church, spoke about the challenges Catholics face amid the Church’s scandals.
Peter Jesserer Smith
Msgr. Joseph Ranieri is one of the recipients of this year’s ‘People of Life Award,’ conferred by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops.
Colorado Christian cake artist Jack Phillips faces another legal battle, only months after a U.S. Supreme Court decision upheld his religious freedom of expression.
Carl Bunderson/CNA
Bishop Emeritus Donald Trautman’s statement indicated his 'prayerful support to all victims of clergy sexual abuse” and “a sincere apology to all who have been harmed by clergy abuse.'
Ed Condon/CNA
Did the cardinal, who served as Pittsburgh’s bishop from 1988-2006, know about serial abuser Ernest Paone’s past when he endorsed the priest’s continued ministry?
Catholic News Agency
'Important matters pertaining to the pastoral care of St. John’s Seminary in the Archdiocese of Boston and the seminarians enrolled in the formation program there require the Cardinal’s personal attention and presence' led to the cancellation of his appearance.
John M. Grondelski
COMMENTARY: Despite the occasional complaint that the holy-day obligation of the Assumption may ‘ruin a perfectly good beach day,’ realize that it, too, reveals more about the body than what one sees at the beach.
Matthew E. Bunson
COMMENTARY: The origins of the gathering are worth recalling.
Father Roger J. Landry
COMMENTARY: Now is the time to cooperate — and cooperate fully — with God’s cleansing fire for his Church.
Daniel Burke
“We are not baptized into the hierarchy; do not receive the cardinals sacramentally; will not spend an eternity in the beatific vision of the pope. Christ is the point.” —Frank Sheed
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