Posts Tagged ‘Buffalo diocese’

New Vatican law on abuse cover-up has hit-and-miss week Comments 0

Monday, September 16th, 2019
abuse cover-up

When the Vatican announced new procedures to hold bishops accountable in May, the main question was: Will it work? The legislation – called Vos Estis Lux Mundi – enacted what is known as the Metropolitan Model, in which archbishops would play a prominent role in policing those bishops in their ecclesiastical province. This week, the Read more

Catholic culture has changed forever and that’s a good thing Comments 0

Monday, May 27th, 2019
Jennifer Roback Morse

The clergy sex-abuse scandal has irrevocably changed Catholic culture. Ordinary Catholics are comfortable today doing and saying things that would have been unthinkable to them just a few short years ago. And this is a good thing. More than changes to Church governance, the policies and procedures, changes in what ordinary Catholics expect of themselves Read more