(RNS) — Two days after Pennsylvania's 'catastrophic' report on clergy sex abuse, questions remain about its effect on American Catholics and how states will prosecute such crimes in the future.
(RNS) — Understanding the grand jury report properly will mean following the timeline. By the ’90s, the number of alleged abuses nationally had returned to the levels of the 1950s. Did Pennsylvania's?
(RNS) I moved to Boston the week Cardinal Bernard Law resigned. As I read those chilling Globe reports, I sensed that the darkness and an unusually cold winter were apt metaphors for the heartbreak and pain the scandal caused.
Not only is it an amazingly crafted movie, it’s an important one as well.
VENICE (Reuters) "Spotlight," starring Michael Keaton and Mark Ruffalo as reporters working on The Boston Globe's Pulitzer Prize-winning investigation of pedophile Roman Catholic priests, deals with just a fraction of sexual predation in the church, its director says.