Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Francis pontificate 'a place of spiritual combat'
by Peter Feuerherd
Though Pope Francis remains popular with Catholics in the pew, a well-funded opposition comprised largely of ecclesial elites are fighting his agenda, said Austen Ivereigh in a talk at Fordham University to promote his latest book.
by Sarah Salvadore
The voice of clerical abuse survivors becomes "not merely a summons to the compassion of the ecclesial community, but to its conversion," said Boston College Professor Fr. Richard Lennan at a lecture Nov. 1 at Villanova University.
by Jesse Remedios
Georgetown's Initiative on Catholic Social Thought and Public Life compiled ideas and proposals from a June national convening, outlining 10 strategic directions that emerged from discussions. For one, the "failure to listen and believe victim-survivors" were the "original sins of the sexual abuse crisis."