26Sep Child Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church: An Interpretive Review of the Literature and Public Inquiry Reports


The New York Times carries an interesting article about a study that examines child sexual abuse worldwide in the Roman Catholic Church that has found the Australian church has done less to safeguard children in its care than its counterparts in similar countries have.

The report, released on Wednesday by the Center for Global Research at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, also found that the church’s requirement that priests be celibate was a major risk factor for abuse.

26Sep 26 September. Tuesday, Week 25

Saints Cosmas and Damian, martyrs

1st Reading: Ezra 6:7-8, 12, 14-20

The Jews rebuild and rededicate their temple in Jerusalem

King Darius decreed: “Do not impede the work on this house of God; let the governor of the Jews and … Read the rest