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Maintenance vs. mission

Maintenance vs. mission

Just when the Long Lent of 2002 was coming to a boil in March of that year, Cardinal Dario Castrillon Hoyos, prefect of the Vatican’s Congregation for the Clergy, took things from “boil” to “nuclear meltdown” during a press conference presenting John Paul II’s Holy

Bringing light to darkness

Bringing light to darkness

All of us have felt the pain of the “works of darkness” which have once again come to light in our Church. Just when it seemed like locally the clouds were beginning to part as the archdiocese’s bankruptcy was coming to an end, the clouds

USCCB Announces New Abuse-Prevention Measures, Calls for McCarrick Investigation

USCCB Announces New Abuse-Prevention Measures, Calls for McCarrick Investigation

WASHINGTON — The U.S. bishops’ conference has announced new accountability measures in response to recent clerical sex-abuse scandals. The reforms include the establishment of an independent reporting mechanism to receive complaints against bishops and the development of a “Code of Conduct” for bishops. A statement released Sept. 19