Day: September 6, 2012

Bishop: Credibility of Catholic hierarchy ‘shredded’ on issue of sexual abuse

The credibility of Catholic bishops on the issue of sexual abuse is “shredded,” according to Bishop R. Daniel Conlin,who serves as chairman of the bishops’ Committee for the Protection of Children and Young People. While he personally believes the Catholic hierarchy has adopted a new “entirely different spirit of openness and accountability,” no one seems […]

The Open Table: the integrity of the eucharistic community

by Stephen Edmondson In my last two posts, I have pursued the question posed by the Theology Committee of the House of Bishops exploring the Eucharistic assembly as the “quintessential gathering” of God’s people. I’ve discussed the relational character of Jesus’ grace that happens around his table, and I offered one model for understanding the […]