Tag: abuse

That's What I Said

It seems at the religious media are catching up to the story about sexual abuse in schools I posted on June 21. Media Quiet About Teacher Sex Abuse (AgapePress) – Most of the media covered the sex abuse scandal within the U.S. Catholic Church with diligence and zest — and rightfully so. The U.S. Conference …

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Still Learning

As bloggers go, I’m still basically an infant. I haven’t been doing this very long and I don’t really associate with the blogging crowd outside of a few sites on my blogroll. In other words, I’m still learning a lot about this crazy little thing called blog. For instance, I’m just now discovering just how …

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Scandal Time

Much ink has been spilled over the abuse scandals in the Church, and Father Neuhaus (editor of my favorite magazine, First Things) has so far produced the most balanced assessment of the situation. Here are the links to his ongoing “Scandal Time” editorials in the past few editions of First Things. Scandal Time I Scandal …

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Cleaning House

I think the most important line in this article is the following. "Even if the figure were higher, it would still likely represent less than half of 1 percent of the 46,075 priests in the United States." AP: 177 Priests Removed in 28 States

Catholic Crisis

Here's a Washington Post article related to the previous post . Catholics: Church in Midst of A 'Crisis' "A growing majority of Catholics are sharply critical of the way the Roman Catholic Church has handled instances of child abuse by priests and believe the scandal has deeply tarnished the church's reputation, according to a national …

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