The nation’s Catholic bishops have made progress in regaining the trust of the laity since approving a groundbreaking document in response to the clergy sexual abuse crisis two decades ago, but for Washington Cardinal Wilton D. Gregory “the task is not complete.”
Abuse Survivor Cheers Bishop’s Pledge To ‘Address Issues In The Past, And To Heal’
Anthony Hughes is among a half-dozen conscientious people on the Survivors Advisory Committee for the Diocese of Brooklyn. He represented the survivors community at the installation of Bishop Robert J. Brennan.
Panel at Notre Dame Says Church Is Addressing Abuse Crisis, But More Must Be Done
Some of the leading figures in the American Catholic Church responsible for the response to the clerical sex abuse convened on the campus of the University of Notre Dame on Sept. 25 with a consensus that while the church has been slow to reform, change is underway.