In addressing the abuse crisis, Ms. Ghisoni called for “the dynamic involvement of the whole people of God.”
Cardinal Cupich presented a framework for “clear procedures to hold bishops involved in misconduct and mishandling [of abuse cases] accountable.”
“No bishop may say to himself, ‘The problem of abuse in the church does not concern me because things are different in my part of the world,’” the archbishop of Bombay told bishops gathered in Rome.
Pope Francis prayed that the Holy Spirit would “sustain” summit participants and “help us to turn this evil into an opportunity for awareness and purification.”
Frederic Martel boldly told reporters at a press conference at the Foreign Press Association in Rome on Feb. 20 that “the great majority” of the more than 200 members of the College of Cardinals are leading double lives.