We are encouraged by Pope Francis’s public acknowledgment of the abuse of Catholic sisters by members of the clergy. Let us remember to keep all victims of sexual abuse by clergy, including our fellow women religious, in our prayers and hearts. We continue to pray for healing and justice, and that the Catholic church will find new ways for prevention and to support all victims.
Following are the recent responses given in the name of LCWR:
LCWR released a statement to the press regarding Pope Francis’ acknowledgement of the sexual abuse of Catholic sisters by members of the clergy. Click here for the statement
LCWR executive director Sister Carol Zinn, SSJ gives an interview on NPR’s “All Things Considered” on Pope Francis’ remarks on the sexual abuse of Catholic sisters by clergy –
Click here for the transcript of the Interview