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Nation
Catholic News Agency
Seven of the eight Roman Catholic dioceses of Pennsylvania will create compensation funds for victims of clergy sex abuse.
Vatican
Hannah Brockhaus/CNA
Pope Francis will visit the cities of Rabat and Casablanca, a Nov. 13 message stated.
Nation
Catholic News Agency
USCCB head said the bishops have not lessened their resolve for action and that they are not pleased by the Holy See’s decision.
Nation
Ed Condon/CNA
Despite the sudden change to the conference agenda, USCCB head said that the American bishops take the abuse crisis seriously.
Nation
Christine Rousselle/CNA
Archbishop Christophe Pierre, apostolic nuncio to the United States, addressed the USCCB’s fall general assembly in Baltimore Nov. 12.
Commentary
Jennifer Roback Morse
COMMENTARY: Church leadership won’t solve this current crisis unless it confronts homosexual practice among the clergy and especially the networks of homosexually oriented clergy operating to protect each other.
Vatican
Courtney Grogan/CNA
The Holy Father noted that the feast day of St. Martin of Tours falls on Armistice Day.
Commentary
Father Raymond J. de Souza
COMMENTARY: Building on the day of prayer and reflection at this year’s fall assembly of the U.S. bishops, might the ‘Crisis of 2018’ prompt salutary shift away from a corporate model of episcopal leadership?
World
K.V. Turley
How prayer and the aid of chaplains was vital in the trenches — and devotion was bolstered on the homefront, too.
Culture of Life
Joseph Pronechen
Father Thomas Conway gave his life for his naval flock.
Matthew E. Bunson
An interview with sociologist Father Paul Sullins, whose new study documents a strong linkage between the incidence of abuse and homosexuality in the priesthood and in seminaries.
Steven D. Greydanus
Does Tinseltown’s latest Grinch honor the book?
From his lair on Mount Critic, SDG takes a look.
Joseph Pronechen
The Marian-consecration adventure follows apostolate’s proven pattern.