Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
Is Sally Rooney the millennial generation's great Catholic writer?
A man prays in the nearly-empty St. Martin’s Church near Nantes, France, on Oct. 5, 2021.
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
An adult survivor of abuse by a priest appealed to the world’s seminarians to become good priests and to make sure the “bitter truth” always prevails, not silence about scandals and their cover-up.
FaithFaith and Reason
Jessica Coblentz
My students at a Catholic women's college have taught me—and can teach the rest of the church—a great deal about living in a church marred by the scandal of sexual abuse by clergy.
Nicole Winfield - Associated Press
A Vatican tribunal absolved a former altar boy of charges that he molested a younger boy in the Vatican’s youth seminary, ruling Wednesday in the first clergy sexual abuse trial to be heard by the pope’s criminal court.
Politics & SocietyNews
Carol Glatz - Catholic News Service
The Catholic Church’s inability to make victims of abuse their top concern is a cause for intense shame, Pope Francis said.
FaithFaith in Focus
Valerie Pavilonis
You would think that “sex abuse” could not become commonplace, but in our petitions, it has—until something like France happens.