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Father Nicholas Vaskov, executive director of communications for the Pittsburgh Diocese, shared current feelings of faithful in the pew.
EDITORIAL: The pain of the still-unfolding scandal won’t be healed quickly.
Diocese of Pittsburgh has received about 50 new allegations of abuse, and a state abuse hotline has received more than 500 calls.
In a letter addressed to the ‘People of God,’ the Pope responds to the Pennsylvania grand jury report and other recent cases of clerical sexual abuse and cover up by bishops. He calls on the faithful to conversion, prayer and penance.
Numerous prelates have called for renewal in the face of current crisis.
Attorney General Joshua Shapiro and the jurors proposed legislative initiatives they say will bring greater justice for victims and end protection of perpetrators.
Father Thomas Berg, author of Hurting in the Church, spoke about the challenges Catholics face amid the Church’s scandals.