Saturday, September 21, 2019
Abuse crisis, leadership failure seen having impact on church giving
Covering Climate Now: From allergies and infectious diseases to pregnant mothers, newborns and mental health, climate change is impacting medicine across the spectrum.
As expenses of clergy sex abuse cases have prompted dioceses to lay off staff and sell property, there is growing evidence that more Catholics are not contributing to diocesan appeals because of the scandals.
Your thoughts: Pope Francis warned Sept. 10 that ideology is "infiltrating" the religious teaching of some quarters of the U.S. Catholic Church, and said that in past centuries such infiltrations have led to schisms.