A new study on the well-being of U.S. Catholic priests found that most support a zero-tolerance policy against child sex abuse but do not trust that their bishop would support them in the face of a false allegation.
On July 31, the Paulists celebrated their last Mass at the Ohio State University. The anger and disappointment expressed by some points to challenging questions about the role of campus ministry centers.
For the last decade we have tried to help counter the effects of ideological partisanship by breaking down the echo chambers it relies on; to host a different kind of discourse, a forum for a diversity of viewpoints.
It is crucial that church leaders are trained to be good communicators, which also means being good listeners. This training is especially important for priests, whose communications skills (or lack thereof) often set the tone for a parish.