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Letter to the editor: The Catholic Church must wrestle with the demon of pedophilia

Americans in the Trump age are accustomed to atrocities flashing across editorial space and vanishing into the next outrage, but there are exceptions in longevity. Critics and accusers of the Catholic Church, while it remains a viable institution, must wrestle with the demon of pedophilia. Cardinal Wuerl, archbishop of D.C., recently resigned from some of his exalted church offices, facing grand jury findings that he presided over cover-ups for pedophilic priests. […]

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A groundswell in New York: Tackling climate change and sustainable development from the bottom up

Groundswell in NY

On my Friday morning flight, on the tiny screen attached to the back of the seat in front me, Pope Francis delivered an address to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) as part of the UN Sustainable Development Summit in New York City on Sept. 25. A few hours after I arrived in New York […]

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