Posts tagged as Catholic priests

Sex abuse scandal in German Catholic Church sparks celibacy debate

Monday, September 24, 2018

German bishops are preparing to respond to a shattering study on widespread sex abuse by Catholic priests. While some think celibacy should be overhauled, others argue that victim compensation should be the focus now. You seldom hear a bishop say something like this. Franz-Josef Overbeck writes of a “great failure” by the church: “Above all, this includes the alarming indications that some concepts and aspects of our Catholic sexual morality, as…