June 2019

Dear Reader: History, Repeated

In 2003, I attended a gathering of clergy sex-abuse survivors in Lexington, Kentucky, for St. Anthony Messenger's June special issue on the crisis.
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Editorial: No More Excuses, Please

This past April, Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI returned to the public eye in a spectacular fashion.
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A Faith Shaken: Healing from the Sex-Abuse Crisis

I wasn’t abused, but I was betrayed. Now is the time for voices to rise into a chorus of solidarity and rebuilding.
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A Priest Speaks Out about Clergy Sex Abuse

In August 2018, a Pennsylvania grand jury released a report on clerical sexual abuse in six Catholic dioceses in the state.
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St. Anthony: Portugal’s Favorite Son

In this month of celebration, it’s difficult to believe that Anthony ever left the city of his birth. He surely can be found there now.
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Psalm 95: Begin Each Day in God’s Presence

“O come, let us sing to the Lord; let us make a joyful noise to the rock of our salvation!” (Psalm 95:1).
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