Response to Sex Abuses


Letter from Pope Francis

From the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops
Statement From the National Review Board, Calling for Lay Leadership Amid Sex Abuse Crisis:

Most recent response from the President of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops (Aug 27, 2018):

From the Seattle Archdiocese
Novena Prayer to Mary, Mother of the Church, October 4-14, 2018

Invitation to the prayer service for repentance and healing, to be held on October 4, 2018 at St. James Cathedral

A Pastoral Letter from Archbishop J. Peter Sartain to the Faithful of the Archdiocese (September 8, 2018): English // Spanish

Letter from Archbishop J. Peter Sartain (August 17, 2018):

Archdiocese of Seattle Sexual Abuse Prevention Background Information

From Father Todd Strange, Pastor of St. Joseph Parish
Pastor’s Note - October 21, 2018

Homily on August 26, 2018 (Response to Sex Abuses)

Pastor's Note - August 26, 2018

Pastor's Note - August 19, 2018

Other Links
Bishop Barron Q&A video about the Sexual Abuse Crisis


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