Day: August 29, 2018

In light of priest scandals, all faith communities must change

Our priests and lay leaders have been guilty of horrible crimes, and our institution has tended to protect the powerful at the expense of their victims. Although my denomination has different structures of authority in place that have helped to mitigate against the scale of abuse other denominations have seen, this is not a moment for any faith community to claim moral high ground. – The Dean of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Portland, Nathan LeRud