Father McNerney said he was struck by how important it was for patients on coronavirus wards to be able to hold a rosary or small cross throughout their ordeal.
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Several seminarians who spoke with the Register said they grew in their love for the priesthood, thanks to the support and example they received within their seminaries.
While the McCarrick scandal indicates the need for further progress, many significant improvements to improve priestly formation have been instituted in recent years.
An outside review has acknowledged that Theodore McCarrick committed ‘sexual harassment’ there, but the university has provided little clarity about the review’s overall findings, or about planned reforms.
COMMENTARY: The report suggests that sexual misconduct at some seminaries is rare, but it does not give an indication how large that group of ‘some’ is.
COMMENTARY: It seems that improvements have been made in many seminaries, but are they genuine or just window dressing?
Phoenix shepherd writes about three factors: the sexual revolution, weak seminaries and clericalism.