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Why We Stay ... Responses to Abuse Crisis

Many people are struggling with the question Why do I stay in the church with the continued allegations of sexual abuse. Provided below are links to some responses from various sources.

Two separate articles in America Magazine:
Why Do We Stay
How Can I Think about Becoming Catholic

Our Parish Director's September 2, 2018 Bulletin Column

Fr. James Martin, SJ: Why I Stay Catholic (1-minute video)

Bishop Robert Barron's Q & A (24-minute video)

Archbishop Listecki's Homily at September 15th prayer service (15-minute video & text)

Text of Fr. Mark Francis' homily at Opening Mass at Catholic Theological Union, Chicago

Catholic Extension's effort for us to share our stories: Click here.