Description: James Grein, the man who came forward this summer alleging he was abused for 18 years by Archbishop Theodore McCarrick, appeared in public Tuesday for the first time and revealed his full name. Christine Rousselle shares a report of what he said and reflects on what it's like to cover the current scandal as a younger member of the media who grew up in a post-2002 world.
Christine Rousselle is a national correspondent for CNA.
Description: Two days later after the USCCB Fall Assembly was thrown on a dramatically different course, we still don't really know why the Vatican requests the bishops to delay voting on actions to address sex abuse issues. Ed Pentin gives us a look at what they are saying in Rome.
Edward Pentin is the Rome correspondent for the National Catholic Register. He has also reported on the Holy See and the Catholic Church for a number of other publications including Newsweek, Newsmax, Zenit, The Catholic Herald, and The Holy Land Review. Edward is the author of “The Rigging of a Vatican Synod? An Investigation into Alleged Manipulation at the Extraordinary Synod on the Family”, published by Ignatius Press. Follow him on Twitter @edwardpentin
Diversity Initiative Reaches Across Racial Lines
Description: A pastoral letter against racism won a nearly unanimous vote at the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ general assembly today. It was supposed to be a primary focus of the assembly, but was superseded by the scandals of the summer. Danielle Brown joins us with more.
Danielle Brown serves on the USCCB Ad Hoc Committee on Racism as a member of the Diversity Committee