Many people have written to us, asking for resources and commentary from Bishop Barron on the recent sexual abuse scandals involving Archbishop McCarrick, the Pennsylvania grand jury report, and the recent report from Archbishop Viganò. 

To address all of these scandals and suggest a way forward, Bishop Barron released a candid Q&A about the Sexual Abuse Crisis on August 27. He also wrote an article earlier in August titled The McCarrick Mess.

Here are four other resources he’s produced on the Church’s sex abuse scandals over the years:


In addition, the Word on Fire blog has featured five reflections on the current crisis—four of them by our Editor-at-Large, Elizabeth Scalia: