Posts Tagged ‘Sexual abuse crisis’

Accountability key to church safeguarding

Monday, June 26th, 2023

A top anti-abuse expert has highlighted the lack of accountability by the Catholic Church in implementing safeguarding norms established to protect children and vulnerable individuals. While the Church has been praised for its efforts in establishing norms to protect individuals from abuse, “we don’t have a culture of accountability when it comes to the implementation Read more

In the Catholic Church’s abuse crisis, the papacy is on trial

Monday, April 24th, 2023
papacy is now on trial

One of the most ancient axioms to define the See of Peter’s role in the Church reads: “prima sedes a nemine iudicatur” — no one can judge the first see. Centuries before papal primacy was defined at Vatican Council I in 1870, the Bishop of Rome already enjoyed a type of immunity in both the Read more