Catholic Men United - 2019 Commitment and Call for a Year of Reparation
Description: "We, Catholic lay men of the United States, are angered – even outraged – by the failure of leadership of some members of the episcopacy, failing to respond decisively to grave sexual crimes, infidelity to priestly vows, and sacrileges by priests of Jesus Christ. We also stand with the many good, courageous bishops who are making strong efforts towards reform and justice. With unwavering fidelity to the one, Holy, Catholic, and apostolic church, we share their frustration and sorrow at recent Vatican interference in addressing these issues at the USCCB General Assembly. We call upon our bishops to exercise fatherly leadership by responding decisively and meaningfully to grave sexual crimes, unfaithfulness to priestly vows, and sacrileges committed by priests of Jesus Christ." ...
Homiletics Professor , Sacred Heart Major Seminary