19Feb Legion of Christ’s deception unearthed, indicates wider cover-up

Jason Berry outlines the story of Maciel, the Legionaries of Christ and the Vatican, which gets more and more scandalous by the day. A court case in the U.S. is unearthing more, extremely unedifying material.  (Article first published in the 18 Feb 2013 edition of the National Catholic Reporter)

19Feb The king is dead: long live the king?

Gerry O'Hanlon  suggests that what is needed is not just a new Pope, but also a re-imagining of the role of the papacy in relation to the whole Church

19Feb 19 February. Tuesday in the First Week of Lent

Safe in his hands