A Closer Look with Sheila Liaugminas, August 17, 2018

On today’s show: Topics ‘Clergy Abuse Crisis: Vatican Statement, Bishops’ Reform Plans’

  • Guest, Fr. Francis Hoffman and Sheila pray a decade of the rosary concentrating on the third glorious mystery: The Descent of the Holy Spirit. Discussion of the power of prayer of reparation.
  • Vatican statement on abuse crisis; PA grand jury report; USCCB response; Church governance, transparency; reparation & reform. Link: https://relevantradio.com/2018/08/vatican-expresses-shame-and-sorrow-over-pa-grand-jury-report/
  • Robert Gahl: US Bishops outline reform plan; three goals, three principles, first steps; plan to involve laity, experts, and the Vatican. Link: http://www.usccb.org/news/2018/18-139.cfm
  • Our faith is in Jesus, not in particular men. Sheila and Fr. Gahl discuss the problem of clericalism. This is a holiness problem; prayer is needed and appreciated!