When the Catholic bishops meet in Dallas, June 13-15, they face a daunting task. They have three days to respond convincingly to a scandal that has escalated out of control and done great damage to the people of God. What the bishops do is of critical importance for the future of the Catholic Church in the United States. How they do it is equally important. Rote apologies and evasive churchspeak will not do. Openness, honesty, and...
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