(RNS) — The McCarrick report needs to respond to simple questions that may require complex answers: Who knew what, when and where about McCarrick’s activities?
(RNS) — The Catholic hierarchy needs to take a few pointers from how modern corporations manage their staffs and push their products.
(RNS) — As the Catholic sexual abuse crisis has rolled on, the demand that the bishops be held accountable has become the focus of inquiries from the Vatican to attorney general offices across the U.S.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — How to deal with bishops' abuse or negligence is the biggest problem ahead for the Vatican conference on clergy sexual abuse meeting in Rome this week.
BALTIMORE (RNS) — Some U.S. bishops felt their house was burning down, and the Vatican was asking them to delay turning on the fire hoses.
VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Cardinal Marc Ouellet, prefect of the Congregation for Bishops, refutes Archbishop Carlo Vigano's claim that Pope Francis released ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick from sanctions imposed by Pope Benedict.
(RNS) — The fundamental problem is that the church has no process for judging bishops that is transparent and has legitimacy with the public.
(RNS) The pope has blasted hierarchical “careerism” as “a form of cancer” and derided bishops who strut about in church finery as “peacocks.”