Confessions of a Catholic Whistleblower (2 segments)
Description: Siobhan O Connor served for three years in the Diocese of Buffalo, overjoyed to be working for her beloved Church. But her observations of the handling of the abuse crisis led her to leak internal diocesan documents to a local investigative reporter. What led her to make this decision? She joins us with confessions of a Catholic whistleblower
Siobhan O'Connor is a former administrative assistant for Bishop Malone of Buffalo. Visit her at respectfulcatholic.com.
Description: A new draft measure designed to strengthen bishop accountability is now on the table, after the Vatican blocked the U.S. bishops from voting on two related proposals at their annual fall assembly earlier this month. Matthew Bunson updates us on this and other related stories.
Matthew Bunson is a Senior Contributor to EWTN News and the National Catholic Register and a Senior Fellow at St Paul Center for Biblical Theology. He’s the author or co-author of more than 50 books including the first English-language biography of Pope Francis and The Encyclopedia of Catholic History. Follow him on twitter at MattBunson. Register Radio airs Saturdays at 7 pm and Sundays at 11 am.