Australia

Gerard O’Connell December 12, 2018
The cardinal is the most senior churchman yet to be convicted of historical sexual offenses. His conviction is a grave blow not only to the church in Australia but also to Pope Francis.
Luke Hansen, S.J. October 26, 2018
“We have a picture of what the goal looks like—the dignity of women, women feeling appreciated, their gifts being used—but how do you get there?”
Jim McDermott September 19, 2018
Australia’s Bishop Long Van Nguyen on how the church can heal during the sexual abuse crisis.
America This Week September 05, 2018

 

Our September 5 guest is Kaya Oakes, a contributing writer for America, who teaches writing at the University of California, Berkeley, and is the author of The Nones Are Alright.

Gerard O’Connell July 30, 2018
Archbishop Wilson of Adelaide is the highest-ranking Catholic bishop to be convicted and sentenced for failure to report a case of abuse.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said two weeks ago that Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson should have resigned when he was convicted in May of failing to report to police the repeated abuse of two altar boys by a pedophile priest in the Hunter Valley region north of Sydney during the 1970s.