Pedophile Priests Protected

By Pat McCloskey, OFM October 29, 2019

My wife and I do not feel comfortable discussing this with our parish priest and hope you can provide some guidance. As cradle Catholics, we find..

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Why Am I Still Catholic?

By Richard B. Patterson, PhD September 27, 2019

During a discussion about spiritual matters, a good friend, a devout Jew who had read most of what I have written about psychology and..

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No More Excuses, Please

By Susan Hines-Brigger May 23, 2019

This past April, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI returned to the public eye in a spectacular fashion. In response to the February meeting of the..

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A Faith Shaken

By Sarah Margaret Babbs May 23, 2019

I received my first Eucharist from the hands of a sexual abuser—and this has shaken my faith. When I was a child, in the years after my mother’s..

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A Priest Speaks Out about Clergy Sex Abuse

By Janice Lane Palko May 23, 2019

In August 2018, a Pennsylvania grand jury released a report on clerical sexual abuse in six Catholic dioceses in the state. The report identified..

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Tempted to Leave the Church

By Pat McCloskey, OFM February 25, 2019

As cradle Catholics, my wife and I are tempted to leave the Catholic Church because of its grossly inadequate response to clerical sexual abuse of..

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A Faith Shaken

By Susan Hines-Brigger August 23, 2018

I have trust issues. Not with everyone. No, my trust issues are with the Catholic Church. I know that may seem odd considering that I work for a..

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