Tag Archives: Abuse

It is time for the Catholic Church to reflect the anger we feel

White hot rage. That’s what I, a fairly devoted Catholic, felt when I read the grand jury report last Tuesday that detailed horrific abuse in six Pennsylvania dioceses — Allentown, Erie, Greensburg, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh and Scranton. The incidents date as far back as 1947, and the grand jury claims that more than 300 members of the […]

What would you do if you had a chance to protect young girls?

I’d like to think I’d be different, though I hope I never find out. I think virtually everyone in this country likes to think they would be different, too. Yet it seems, despite that desire and belief in our own good intentions, truly horrendous things continue to happen in this country that were made possible […]