Victims of abuse by Catholic priests in the Boston archdiocese say they are still angry that Cardinal Bernard F. Law was never brought to justice for his role in the church’s cover-up.
Father Gregory Greiten, a priest in Milwaukee, opened up to his parishioners and to readers of a Catholic newspaper about his sexuality, saying role models were needed to say there is nothing wrong with being gay.
The police said they were seeking a shelter resident in the death of the deacon, Patrick Logsdon, who ran the home for more than 30 years.
The church is holding a congress in Rome on protecting children from online abuse, but with a new scandal involving a priest, the timing is awkward.
Schools on Long Island and in Louisiana have cautioned students against protesting. And in public schools, such directives run up against students’ First Amendment rights.
A lawsuit claims that Bishop Thomas J. O’Brien, who led the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix for 22 years, molested a boy decades ago.