USCCB Call to Prayer

On Friday, April 13, the USCCB will promote a Call to Prayer. Dioceses and parishes can consider promoting that day for prayer and sacrifice for this intention: “We pray that God may grant those affected by abuse in any way the courage to tell their story and seek healing.” More about the Call to Prayer is available at

Op-Ed from Dr. Francesco Cesareo, NRB Chair We invite you to share this Op-Ed from the Chair of the National Review Board, titled “Lessons Learned. A Time for the Church to Lead” with your local media. The article highlights the efforts of dioceses in protecting children, and notes that secular organizations can learn from the practices of dioceses to better prevent abuse. You can find the Op-Ed here: