SEX SCANDAL & COVER-UP: TVESDAY EDITION

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What If The Catholic Crisis Is Unsolvable?

. . .well, there you go.  Their failure to police each other, to insist on collegiality & bella figura when some of their colleagues were groping, buggering, setting diocesan lawyers on victims & their families, & lying to everyone about it — well, that falls on all of them.  Who can possibly pity them?  Remember that back in 1985, every single bishop received a copy of the confidential Doyle-Mouton Report, warning them that child sexual abuse was a huge problem within the Church, & that they had better act to stop it or it would be a catastrophe. . .

by Rod Dreher

The Pope Is The Problem – Rod Dreher
Survivors Call Vatican Telling USCCB to Wait on Abuse ‘Totally Unacceptable’ – Ch. White, Crux
Pope Francis Continues His Plan of Non-Response & Inaction – Fr. Kevin M. Cusick via Twitter
The Elephant in the Room Threatens the Church – David Torkington, Catholic Stand
Rise & Fall of Bishop Holley Raises Questions about Connections to McCarrick – The CWR
Boston Globe Untethered In Its Latest Hit Piece Against the Bishops – TheMediaReport.com
The Vatican’s Carelessness is on Display as New U.S. Scandals Break – Ch. R. Altieri, The CWR
Bronx Parishioners March in Support of Bishop Jenik, Evidence Shows False Accusation – TMR
Ripe for Abuse: How Sex Scandal Made a Seminarian Go Public – Julia Terruso, The Phila. Inquirer
Today Bishops Should Explain What They Knew About McCarrick – Fr. David Fons via Twitter
Long a Lightning Rod, Sodano Figures in McCarrick/Viganò Saga Too – Elise Harris, Crux
N.Y.’ers Using Collection Basket to Ask Bishop Jenik to Resign – De Omnibus Dubitandum Est.
Clergy Sex Abuse on Rise Again & Church Leaders Ignoring Why, Sociologist Says – Kevin Jones
Missouri Bishops Release Letter Urging USCCB Action on Sex Abuse Crisis – CNA via The CWR
Protesters Gather Outside Bishops’ Meeting in Baltimore, Call for Change – Emily Rosenthal, CNS
Bishop Liam Cary of Baker: Satan Wants to Destroy the Eucharist & the Priesthood – The CWR
Atlanta Archbishop Releases a List of Priests ‘Credibly Accused’ of Abuse – Catholic Herald
Buffalo Whistleblower Says She Leaked abuse Documents ‘Out of Love’ – CNA via Catholic Herald
Journeying from Grief to Grace: How a Retreat Program Helps Sex-Abuse Victims Heal – NCRgstr
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