In an interview with Sean Salai, S,.J., Matt Fradd talks about the ways to address pornography addiction, especially among young people.
On April 30, Archbishops Salvatore J. Cordileone of San Francisco and Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City and Bishop David A. Konderla of Tulsa, Oklahoma, wrote Barr to request stepped-up prosecutions.
While there has been much discussion of clericalism and sexual abuse, writes Catherine R. Osborne, the ability of clergy to maintain a “harmonious relation to sexuality” is relatively unexamined territory.
The investigation will determine the credibility of an accusation of abuse allegedly committed “more than 50 years ago” by Archbishop Pinera who, at 103, is the oldest living bishop in the world.
The Vatican’s document on “gender theory” is bound to create further conflict, writes David Cloutier of the Catholic University of America, but it exposes the confusion around the differences between nature and choice, and between respect and affirmation.