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Chris McDonnell reviews Jim Forest’s Writing straight with crooked lines
After an unanimous ruling by seven high court judges Cardinal George Pell will walk free from prison today after the High Court of Australia ruled he was wrongly jailed for child sexual abuse.
Brendan Hoban, in the Western People, reflecting on current controversies says that what really released the dam of anger and emotion was the revelation of clerical sexual abuse and the failure of Church authorities to understand its enormity and to do something about it. The revelations on clerical sexual abuse gave people the freedom to surface and to name other resentments.
Letter from Pope Francis to U.S.A. bishops who are on retreat to pray about the issue of clerical abuse in the Church.
For your information: Statement from Washington Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory regarding the planned visit from the president, Donald Trump, at the Saint John Paul II National Shrine:
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