Advice from Clergy-Abuse Survivors for the Church

Katie Scott, a Catholic journalist who has been covering the inspiring stories offered by clergy-abuse survivors, recently published in The Catholic Sentinel (September 4, 2018) an article entitled “Advice from Survivors for Fellow Catholics,” which warrants a quick read by our readers. “The lacerating grand jury report on sexual abuse by Catholic clergy in Pennsylvania and… Read More Advice from Clergy-Abuse Survivors for the Church

The Unique Gifts Survivors Offer to Fellow Catholics

Teresa Pitt Green, Co-Founder * Survivors of abuse by clergy reflect the face of Christ as Victor over all evil, even evil rooted however transitorily in sacred space and dressed like a priest. Our stories are about resilience sustained by a Savior searching tirelessly for each of us in every destitute and wounded state—even where… Read More The Unique Gifts Survivors Offer to Fellow Catholics

Reclaiming Integrity Lost to Clergy Abuse

Introduction Teresa Pitt Green, Co-Founder * When Mike suggested I introduce his reflection (below) on the distressing news of seminarians and priests suffering the fate of our shared experience of abuse, I couldn’t understand why. What Mike has to share reflects, already, everything The Healing Voices Magazine stands for. In short, we come together to… Read More Reclaiming Integrity Lost to Clergy Abuse

Many Wounds, One Savior: Fullness of Life After Clergy Abuse

Teresa Pitt Green, Co-Founder This is the first of a series of related articles which I wrote at the invitation of Orthodoxy in Dialogue, which is a leading blog for the Orthodox Church published and edited by doctoral students of theology at the University of Toronto. While written from the perspective of a Roman Catholic, the… Read More Many Wounds, One Savior: Fullness of Life After Clergy Abuse

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