Cheyenne Diocese Struggles With Abuse Revelations About Popular Bishop

[This is part two of The Tablet’s three-part investigative series into Bishop Joseph Hart, who could become the first U.S. bishop to face criminal prosecution for abuse. Read part one here.] By Christopher White, The Tablet’s National Correspondent CHEYENNE, Wyoming – Nearly three decades had passed since Martin last stepped foot inside a Catholic church. […]

New Play Tackles Church’s Response to Abuse Crisis

In the face of last August’s Pennsylvania grand jury report chronicling seven decades of clergy abuse at the hands of over 300 priests, some church leaders chose silence. Father Edward Beck decided to write.

Wyoming Bishop’s Decades of Abuse Destroyed Lives, Traumatized Families

As parishioners attended the Feast of the Assumption Mass inside Guardian Angels Catholic Church on August 15, members of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) gathered outside on the sidewalk for a press conference marking an occasion that many believed would never come.

US Bishops Condemn ‘Horrific Onslaughts’ After Texas Shooting

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops on Sept. 1 condemned the “horrific onslaughts” in its ninth response to gun violence this year in the aftermath of a mass shooting, this time following a shooting spree in West Texas that left seven people dead and more than 20 injured.

Threats to Dignity, Sanctity of Life Seen Advancing at ‘Breakneck Speed’

A globetrotting warrior for life and human dignity has taken up a new gauntlet as president of the National Catholic Bioethics Center, where he will use his global expertise and Catholic bioethics education to defend against what he termed life-degrading “science fictions” that are becoming reality.