Adopting the practices of the restorative justice movement could help re-establish the church’s moral credibility on preventing and responding to sex abuse.
The United States spends $81 billion to lock people up each year, and the human costs of incarceration to inmates, their families and entire communities are incalculably greater.
The accused are 14- and 15-year-old students of St. Michael's College School in midtown Toronto. Five of the accused turned themselves into police early Nov. 19 and a sixth was arrested on his way to school.
An Italian court has ordered Archbishop Viganò to pay back to his brother more than $2 million, which he had, according to the Italian press, “illegally and illegitimately” taken from him over many years.
Pakistan’s Supreme Court has overturned the death sentence of Asia Bibi, a Catholic mother of five.
From the streets of Chicago to hospital halls in the Bronx, volunteers are trying to end the national scourge of gun violence by treating it as a virus, preventing victims from becoming perpetrators.