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Examining the crisis

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What does it mean? What happens next? When will this end? What can we do? We hear these questions and more from many readers trying to make sense of the exploding sex abuse scandal, now involving the Vatican.

To help readers examine these questions more deeply, NCR has opened "Examining the Crisis," a new blog on We will post commentaries, opinion pieces, and yes even a homily or two, about the issues we, as church, must confront. We offer these pieces as a way to begin to move beyond the current phase of reporting of the crisis.

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The first piece has just been posted: Turn this dreadful moment into a graced moment, by Fr. Michael Ryan.

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