Posts Tagged ‘Training of priests’

Pope warns clerical abuse is rooted in a sense of superiority

Monday, February 12th, 2024
sense of superiority

Pope Francis cautioned a gathering of priests about the scourge of clerical abuse, asserting that it stems from a sense of superiority among priests. “We can live our priestly ministry well only immersed in the priestly people from whom we come” advised the pope. “This belonging to the people — do not ever let us Read more

The Catholic Church needs to overhaul its seminaries

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Although clergy sexual abuse scandals aren’t new, the ones that have rocked the Catholic Church this summer revolved around a group seldom focused on before: seminarians. The sexual harassment and abuse of seminarians, and the response of seminary leaders, have been at the center of the case of former cardinal Theodore McCarrick, whose removal from Read more