Vos estis

A Solid Foundation for Reform

Stephen reflects on the motu propio Vos estis lux mundi. “The Church now has universal norms for handling allegations of misconduct by bishops, including not just sexual abuse but the… Read More

Pope’s new sex abuse rules are a revolution for the Church (America Magazine)

Kurt Martens, ordinary professor of canon law at The Catholic University of America School of Canon Law and the editor of The Jurist, explains the significance of Pope Francis’ new… Read More

Time Will Tell

Stephen reacts to reports that Pope Francis is drawing up a document to govern what happens when a bishop is accused of abuse or of negligence in dealing with a… Read More