The Best Way Forward is to Face the Truth Squarely

The Best Way Forward is to Face the Truth Squarely

I don’t even want to type the word.  It’s that painful. Corruption. My on-line dictionary provides these three initial definitions: Moral perversion; depravity.  Perversion of integrity. Corrupt or dishonest proceedings. Few words convey something so universally ugly and sad. Corruption lies at the heart of the worst problems in the world, from starvation to poverty…

Bishop ‘could not keep silent’

Bishop ‘could not keep silent’

News Tribune—Bishop W. Shawn McKnight of the Diocese of Jefferson City — one of the youngest and newest of those attending the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops — was among the first and loudest to respond when the Vatican asked the conference to delay action on the sexual abuse crisis facing the church. Many were…