'The Catholic Church in the US' returned 11 result(s)

The Administrative Committee of the U.S. bishops’ conference met last week “at this time of shame and sorrow” and announced efforts to confront the clergy sex abuse crisis that returned to the forefront of Church life in the U.S. this summer. The committee consists of the chairs of all conference committees as well as regional representatives, about 35 bishops in all

How US bishops plan to address the abuse crisis

20 September 2018 | by Julie Asher, CNS

Pledging to "heal and protect with every bit of the strength God provides us," the U.S. bishops' Administrative Committee Sept. 19 outlined actions to address the abuse crisis, including approving the establishment of a third-party confidential reporting system for claims of any abuse by bishops

Pope Francis has ordered an investigation into an American bishop accused of sexually harassing adults. The announcement of the new investigation came on the same day he met with leaders of the United States Church for crunch talks on the abuse crisis. 

The struggle of the working poor: US bishops on Labor Day

05 September 2018 | by Edward Kendall

'Taking into account inflation and the rising cost of living, workers at the lower end of the income spectrum have seen their wages stagnate or even decrease over the last decade.' Bishop Frank Dewane speaks for US bishops on Labor Day.

The Archbishop of San Franciso has come out in support of the controversial claims of former Holy See ambassador, Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò.

Brandon Vogt interview of Bishop Robert Barron

30 August 2018 | by Transcribed by Edward Kendall

United State bishops' National Review Board on clergy sexual abuse has issued a strong statement saying that McCarrick scandal points to a "systemic problem within the Church that can no longer be ignored or tolerated by the episcopacy".

More than 1000 children were sexually abused by hundreds of paedophile priests in Pennsylvania for decades, according to a report released today

The Bishop of Harrisburg Bishop Ronald W. Gainer has released a list of the names of 71 clergy, both dead and alive, accused of abuse

Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, retired archbishop of Washington, maintains his innocence in the face of allegations he abused a teenager almost 50 years ago


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