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Archbishop Etienne addresses call for ‘lay-led’ review of abuse files

SEATTLE – Archbishop Paul D. Etienne has written a letter to the people of the Archdiocese of Seattle in response to articles that appeared January 28 in the Seattle Times and the Seattle P-I about a group of lay Catholics, called Heal Our Church, who have written to the archbishop calling for “the creation of a lay-led Truth and Reconciliation Commission” to review “all files related to the sexual abuse scandal.”

Bryant relied on Catholic faith to see him through tough personal times

CALABASAS, Calif. – As the world mourned the loss of basketball great Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and seven others killed in a tragic helicopter crash January 26, many recalled how Bryant gave much credit to his Catholic faith for seeing him through the bad times and strengthening his marriage and family.

Remembering Holocaust is ‘a duty,’ pope says

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis said remembering the millions of men, women and children who perished in the Holocaust is a call for the world today to reflect and commit to not repeating the atrocities of the past.