Religion News Service: A group of Southern Baptist leaders is working to implement a set of reforms to respond better to sexual abuse. But many survivors still distrust them.
Associated Press: Revelations emerge of the Australian prelate’s growing concern about what he considered the “disaster” and “catastrophe” of the papacy under Francis.
Crux: Pope Benedict XVI’s death on December 31 was almost immediately politicized in Brazil, where the atmosphere remains charged more than two months after left-wing President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva defeated right-winger Jair Bolsonaro.
The Guardian: Abused by a priest as an altar boy, then re-traumatised when he tried to sue the Catholic church, John Ellis is in a unique position to assess the cardinal’s character.
The Washington Post: Reichmann was a fiercely publicity-shy mogul who helped build landmark sites — including Canary Wharf and Manhattan’s former World Financial Center.