U.S. bishops dialogue with abuse survivors in first-of-its-kind gathering

Katie Scott (Catholic Sentinel)- A conference in D.C. brings together clergy abuse survivors and prelates, including Cardinal Sean O’Malley, to speak frankly “as a family where there’s been dysfunction.” Read… Read More

Missouri bishop urges broader approach to help survivors, parishes heal

By Rhina Guidos (CNS)- Bishop Shawn McKnight of Jefferson City, MO participated in a national event that brought together more than 12 bishops, including him, and a small group of… Read More

Abuse conference seeks honest exchange between bishops and victims (Crux)

By Christopher White- A conference at the Catholic University of America brought together clerical sex abuse survivors and over a dozen Catholic bishops for a daylong discussion on “healing a… Read More

Catholic Church Sexual Abuse Scandal (Encounter/VOA News)

Stephen White, Executive Director of The Catholic Project and Msgr. Stephen Rossetti, Research Associate Professor in the School of Theology and Religious Studies at The Catholic University of America discussed… Read More

The rebuilding of the Catholic Church (The Church Alive/EWTN Radio)

Stephen White, Executive Director of The Catholic Project at The Catholic University of America, discusses the renewal and rebuilding of the Catholic Church through faithful collaboration of the laity and… Read More

Theologians examine role of power, clericalism in the sex abuse crisis (CNS)

By Dennis Sadowski- Coverage of the morning panel of the March 26 Healing the Breach of Trust conference. The panel featured Richard Gaillardetz of Boston College and Chad Pecknold of… Read More

What caused the clergy sex abuse crisis? Catholic universities are pushing for debate on the answer. (Washington Post)

By Michelle Boorstein- What is the root cause of the sexual abuse crisis? This was the question addressed at the third installation of the Healing the Breach of Trust conference… Read More

What Catholic universities are doing to address the sex abuse crisis (CNA)

By Mary Rezak- Catholic News Agency profiled the efforts of several Catholic universities to participate in renewal efforts in the wake of the sexual abuse crisis of 2018. The Catholic… Read More

Analysis: What’s next for Cardinal Pell? (CNA)

By Ed Condon- This is an analysis of Cardinal Pell’s conviction of five counts of sexual abuse of minors and subsequent sentencing to six years in prison. Pell has maintained… Read More

Stephen White discusses The Catholic Project (The Patrick McCormack Show/Relevant Radio)

Stephen White, Executive Director of The Catholic Project, discussed the work of The Catholic Project on The Patrick McCormack Show on Relevant Radio.

Archdiocese to set up reporting system for abuse by top church officials (Boston Globe)

By Michael Levenson and Martin Finucane- This article reports on Cardinal O’Malley’s move to establish a third-party reporting system for abuse allegations against bishops in the Archdiocese of Boston. He… Read More

Catholic and apostolic: The complicated reality behind oversight of bishops (America)

By John Garvey- Catholic University President John Garvey weighs in on the complications surrounding lay review boards for bishops. He notes that the lay faithful largely do not trust their… Read More