Protecting Our Children
For many Catholics, 2018 will be remembered with pain and anger because of the new revelations that emerged about the sexual abuse of minors. There is reason to hope, however, that 2019 will be a watershed year in dealing with this evil around the world.
My brother bishops and I have expressed our sincere sorrow for the suffering of sexual abuse survivors and for the resulting shame that all Catholics feel; however, words are not enough. Leaders of the Church need to take concrete actions. That is the goal . . .