Helping the Victims/Punishing the Offenders
Your Views: How Can the Church Combat Clergy Sexual Abuse?
Beliefnet Prayer Circle for Victims of Child Sexual Abuse
Reestablishing Spiritual Credibility
Your Views: Can the Church Heal?
Your Views: Damage Control
Celibacy: Burden or Gift?
"Celibacy is a precious gift given by God to his Church and as a sign of the kingdom which is not of this world -- a sign of the undivided love of the priest for God and for God's people."
Your Views: Discuss Celibacy and the Priesthood
Homosexuality and the Priesthood
Is It a Homosexuality Issue?
Gay priests increasingly coming under fire.
Official Catholic Teaching on Homosexuality
Fr. Mychal Judge's Secret
The case of the FDNY chaplain.
In Defense of Gay Priests
A seminarian at an international Jesuit theology center says gay priests are not to blame for the current scandals. By Church Colbert
Stop the Epidemic of Homosexual Priests
Sodomy is a mortal sin, and this sin is compounded on the part of the priest because it violates his promises of chastity and makes him a hypocrite. By Rev. Paul Shaughnessy
Your Views: Discuss Homosexuality and the Priesthood
Finances and Insurance
How Much Is This Costing the Church?
U.S. dioceses may have spent as much as $1 billion in payouts to victims.
The Economic Strain
Insurance payouts from the scandals threaten the myriad good works the Church performs in its vast network of schools, colleges, hospitals, and charities.
Your Views: How Will the Church Survive Financially?