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“Letter to a Suffering Church” by Bishop Barron

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Letter to A Suffering Church by Bishop Barron

We just received a shipment of Bishop Robert Barron’s new book: Letter to a Suffering Church: A Bishop Speaks on the Sexual Abuse Crisis.

Here’s the write-up from the back cover:

“Why Stay Catholic with So Much Scandal?

This book is a cry from the heart. I am a lifelong Catholic, and I’ve been a priest for thirty-three years and a bishop for four years. I have dedicated my life to the Church. The sexual abuse scandal has been for me, for millions of other Catholics, and especially for the victim-survivors, lacerating.

I have written this book for my fellow Catholics who feel, understandably, demoralized, scandalized, angry beyond words, and ready to quit.

What I finally urge my brothers and sisters in the Church to do is to stay and fight – and to do so on behalf of themselves and their families, but especially on behalf of those who have suffered so grievously at the hands of wicked men.”

Drop in at the Catholic Pastoral Centre to get your own copy before they’re gone …