Irish abuse survivor disappointed with global reforms, accountability

By Christopher Gunty
Catholic News Service

Speaking to a crowd of about 100 people at the First Unitarian Church of Baltimore, [Marie Collins] said the abuse crisis has brought the church to a tipping point. “The church has come to a crossroads,” she said. “It’s got to decide where it’s going to go next because if it doesn’t change, it’s going to lose everything.”

And this change, she said, needs to come from the laity.

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In U.S. tour, Marie Collins exposes clerical culture behind abuse cover-up