Catholic Church in Crisis
News coverage and Beliefnet articles on the clergy sexual abuse scandals rocking America's Catholic Church.
Supreme Court Ducks Clergy Case
Cardinal Law Blames Bad Advice
How to Save the Church
By Michael Sean Winters
Spring 2002: Boston Archdiocese Needs Cash for Lawsuits
Spring 2002: Ex-Boston Priest Shanley Arrested for Child Rape
Chicago Cardinal's 'Sexist' Comments Anger Critics
Cardinals Show They're Slow Learners
(NYT, April 29)
By Maureen Dowd
Death Penalty for Serial Child Molestors?
(April 27, ABCNews.com)
Trusted Ally of Pope Accused of Abuse
(ABCNews.com, April 26)
Forgiving Abusive Priests: Bishops, Victims, and Laypeople Respond
Bishop after bishop wrestled with questions of forgiveness and accountability. There was even a mention of purgatory.
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