Clergy-Abuse Survivors Who Remain Catholic

The Catholic Sentinel of the Archdiocese of Portland in Oregon recently published an in-depth article about how Catholic survivors of clergy abuse return to the Church. We recommend sharing it with other Catholics whom you know, and with others in your diocese to encourage publishing profiles like this one to raise awareness among the Catholic… Read More Clergy-Abuse Survivors Who Remain Catholic

A Diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator’s Role in Shrinking the Monster

By Norbert Krapf [1] In 2007, I composed a letter to the Bishop Gerald Gettelfinger of the Diocese of Evansville, Illinois, where I had been abused as a young boy by our parish priest 50 years earlier. I had just begun to talk openly about what happened to me and had begun to turn to… Read More A Diocesan Victim Assistance Coordinator’s Role in Shrinking the Monster