As a Catholic bishop, I say, “I am sorry.” I sincerely express these three words with you. I regret the pain that so many are feeling throughout the Catholic Church in the United States with the abuse that surfaced in Pennsylvania. You, the faithful, are shaken by the scandal. I myself am saddened and troubled. This should have never happened.
Clergy Sex Abuse Scandal — Pennsylvania and McCarrick
Over the course of the last several weeks, the Church has been in the news for sex abuse scandals that have shaken many of the faithful and have resulted in an increased scrutiny of how allegations of abuse are handled. Both the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Vatican have responded, as have many bishops throughout the U.S.
Archbishop Theodore McCarrick
Dear brothers and sisters,
On this Day of Prayer, I wish first to thank the Lord for the gift of our common home and for all those men and women of good will committed to protecting it. I am likewise grateful for the many projects aimed at promoting the study and the safeguarding of ecosystems, for the efforts being made to develop more sustainable agriculture and more responsible nutrition, and for the various educational, spiritual and liturgical initiatives that involve Christians throughout the world in the care of creation.
ESPAÑOL: Catholic Charities-Diócesis de Laredo (CCDOL) se está asociando con el Consulado de México y CLINIC (Catholic Legal Immigration Network, INC) para brindar consultas de inmigración GRATUITAS a nacionales mexicanos. Ha habido muchos cambios en los procesos de inmigración y esta es una gran oportunidad para muchos. Comenzarán en septiembre y continuarán hasta diciembre de este año. El Consulado de México ha establecido una conferencia de prensa para nosotros, será: