'Keep the faith, change the church'

June 2002
Christian Century;6/19/2002, Vol. 119 Issue 13, p7
Focuses on the actions taken by various Catholic groups and movements in the U.S. following the sexual-abuse scandals that have involved several priests in the country. Information on the summit of the Voice of the Faithful in Boston, Massachusetts; Description of a Spirit-led movement; Recommended solutions from several Catholic groups in the U.S.; Aim of the activities and efforts of the Voice of the Faithful.


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