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USCCB and Vatican Respond to the Crisis

By Matthew Bunson | Two days after the release of the devastating Pennsylvania grand jury report that documented clergy sexual abuse in six Pennsylvania dioceses over the span of 70 years, the two institutions that will be the...

Letters 08.19.18

By The Editors | Essential Reality The recent disclosures regarding ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, and the responses of some bishops to them (“McCarrick, the Bishops and Unanswered Questions,” Nation, July 24 at...

Philadelphia Launches Investigation Into Sexual Harassment at Seminary

By By Ed Condon/CNA/EWTN News | PHILADELPHIA — Auxiliary Bishop Timothy Senior of Philadelphia, has announced that the archdiocese is investigating a claim of sexual harassment made by a...

US Bishops Express Anguish Over Abuse Reports, Encourage Change in Church

By CNA/EWTN News | WASHINGTON — After a grand jury found thousands of alleged instances of sexual abuse in six of Pennsylvania’s Catholic dioceses, numerous U.S. bishops have called for renewal and change...

Shepherds Wanted — No Experience Necessary

By Robert Brennan | Watching the first interview Cardinal Donald Wuerl recently gave to a TV news outlet made me think of a lot of things — a shepherd standing before his flock, staff in hand, being...

Dan Burke Appointed President and COO of EWTN News

By CNA/EWTN News | Irondale, Ala. — EWTN Global Catholic Network announced Friday that Daniel Burke has been named president and chief operating Officer of EWTN News, Inc. Burke has been until now executive...

Ignatius Press at 40 Years: An Interview with Fr. Joseph Fessio

By Justin McClain | As a frequent writer, I get to interact with various faithful Catholic publishing agencies at different levels — as an author, consultant, book reviewer, and in other realms of ministerial collaboration. I am...

After PA Grand Jury Report, Will Laws Change to Better Protect Children?

By Joan Frawley Desmond | ERIE, Pa. — The damning grand jury report released Aug. 14 catalogued accusations of sexual abuse of almost 1,000 children by 300 Catholic priests in six Pennsylvania...

Home Video Picks & Passes 08.19.18

By Steven D. Greydanus | Hoosiers (1986) — PICK Secretariat (2010) — PICK A couple of beloved sports films are among recent arrivals on streaming video: a family-friendly movie about horses and...

TV Picks 08.19.18

By Daniel J. Engler | SUNDAY, Aug. 19, 1:30pm Bravery Under Fire EWTN This original EWTN docudrama presents the life and ministry of Jesuit Father Willie Doyle, an Irish priest serving as a...