Media seek open hearing on NFL team’s emails with church

New Orleans news outlets were set to argue Thursday for an open hearing on the confidentiality of emails between Catholic officials and the city’s NFL franchise concerning clergy sex-abuse scandals. As The Associated Press reported last month, victims’ lawyers allege that hundreds of Saints emails show team executives did behind-the-scenes public relations damage control amid […]

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Church damaged by abuse, ‘but more damage done to people,’ says abuse expert

VILLANOVA, Pennsylvania — Almost 200 people filled the Driscoll Hall Auditorium on Villanova University’s campus Jan. 29 looking to deepen their understanding about global perspectives on the sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church. The evening event was the third conference in the four-part series of discussions with Catholic theologians hosted by Villanova to examine […]

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