Commentary: Francis could do something meaningful about child sexual abuse — change canon law by abolishing the pontifical secret over allegations of the sexual abuse of children by clergy and religious.
Analysis: During his U.S. visit, Pope Francis missed a number of opportunities to address the clergy sex abuse scandal from victims' standpoint, instead praised church leaders for their endurance.
2016 will be the first time since the first audit, in 2003, that the diocese is undergoing the audit.
The Knoxville diocese has removed a displayed life-size bronze bust of the founding bishop of its diocese, who admitted to sexually abusing teenage boys in 2002, but photos remain.
Kansas City, Mo. -- Newly appointed bishop pledges to serve "with generosity, kindness, and charity," and recognizes healing is still "a great need."
NCR Today: My first football-related brain trauma occurred when I was a seventh grader playing on the Saint Sebastian grade school football team in Milwaukee.
The second in a series of healing services sponsored by the Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., to reach out to clergy sex abuse survivors took place Sept. 9.
Analysis: Bishop Emeritus Geoffrey Robinson appeared Aug. 24 before the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse to testify to the prevalence of clergy sexual abuse.
German Jesuit Fr. Klaus Mertes, Australian Bishop Geoffrey Robinson worry about credibility of bishops and the pope’s leadership in how sex abuse cases are being cleared.
NCR Today: The Milwaukee archdiocese has placed on leave Fr. Tom Eichenberger, a priest previously accused of sexual abuse as part of its bankruptcy proceedings.