With ‘Vos Estis Lux Mundi,’ the Vatican’s norms in place to investigate bishops accused of sexual abuse or negligence, set to expire in May, experts want the Vatican to make them permanent.
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Pope Francis’ document ‘Vos Estis’ and a national hotline have produced an uptick in claims against US bishops, but experts are waiting for hard data.
The McCarrick Report exposes the Church’s failure to effectively respond to allegations of sexual misconduct against the powerful prelate, but does it also show that new bishop accountability reforms are on the ‘right track’?
The scandal has led to Theodore McCarrick’s laicization and Vatican norms designed to hold bishops accountable, but investigations into an alleged cover-up continue.
EDITORIAL: News from Baltimore, and Boston, reflects that, after many failures, missteps and delays, true accountability is on the horizon.
Boston is the second archdiocese to announce such a system.
Critics say focus on metropolitan bishops is flawed, won’t restore public confidence.
Complaints made through the Ethics Point system about bishops will be routed to Baltimore’s diocesan review board.