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Was the Summit the Beginning of the End of Clericalism?

A main theme at the summit was how the problem of clericalism has hampered the life of the Church and has been the main cause of the sex abuse crisis.  Although clericalism had emerged as an important theme before the summit, it was amazing to see how many speakers condemned it as a significant problem that the hierarchy must work to eradicate. Read More

QUOTE TO NOTE: Less Pomp, More Humility Can Help Clerics Understand LGBT Issues

An Australian bishop calls on priests to eliminate clericalism in their lives and ministry. Such a development could greatly benefit the Church's relationship with the LGBT community. Read More