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Polish nun ‘silenced’ for speaking out on abuse

From The Tablet, 19 February 2018: Poland's most senior nun has been banned from further media contact after condemning the sexual abuse of religious sisters by Catholic priests in her country, and welcoming the Pope's recent highlighting of the issue. A church source told The Tablet "urgent internal enquiries" were underway to establish how the…

Church historian says sex abuse poses biggest threat to church in 500 years

By Robert McCabe in The National Catholic Reporter, 25 January 2017:   Villanova church historian Massimo Faggioli at a recent talk in Hampton, Virginia   HAMPTON, VA. — A month before the start of a global summit in Rome on the sex abuse crisis, a prominent church historian and theologian said last week that the issue…