JUDAS ISCARIOT, SCANDALS AND THE CHURCH’S CREDIBILITY

Reflection for Wednesday of Holy Week

Judas Iscariot is addressed in all four Gospels and the Acts of the Apostles. Each one tells the story differently, and in one case the tradition of his fate is a bit different than the traditional story. What does the story of Judas and his betrayal of Jesus tell us about what the early Church had to face in dealing with him and his memory, and how can we, as Church, learn from that experience as we face scandals today?

Scandals in the Catholic Church – The Brett Winterble Show

In my latest visit to the Brett Winterble Show Brett and I discuss the recent wave of scandal in the Catholic Church and what it means for Catholics to remain faithful, and priests to remain professional in their dealings with people of all ages.  Interview begins at 17:56.