Tag: Clergy sexual abuse crisis

Unfinished

Unfinished

| Father Charles Lachowitzer | October 12, 2017 | 6 Comments

Four years ago in September, I sat at the kitchen table in the rectory reading the newspaper. I was a parish pastor and had been serving parishes and schools for over 23 years. I saw the headlines and was disturbed. There was yet another story on clergy sexual abuse. I felt angry at Church leaders and fighting attorneys. I felt frustrated that this issue had been going on since before I was ordained. I felt sadness and compassion for victims and their families.

I was clueless that in less than a week, I would be named vicar general and moderator of the curia for the archdiocese.

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Gregory: Bishops ‘can never say we are sorry enough’ for tragedy of abuse

Gregory: Bishops ‘can never say we are sorry enough’ for tragedy of abuse

| Sean Gallagher | June 15, 2017 | 2 Comments

Standing before some 200 bishops from across the country, Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory said that “we can never say that we are sorry enough for the share that we have had in this tragedy of broken fidelity and trust” in the clergy sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church.

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