American Catholic Bishops Meet in Rome


Guests:

David Willey
*Rome Correspondent, BBC
*Author, God's Politician (St. Martin's Press, 1993)

E.J. Dionne
*Columnist, The Washington Post
*Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution

Deal Hudson
*Editor and Publisher, Crisis, (monthly Catholic magazine that focuses on politics, culture and the Church)

G. Robert Blakey
*Professor of Law, Notre Dame Law School, South Bend, Ind.

David Clohessy
*National Director of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP)

Bishop William Skystad
*Vice President of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

American Bishops and the Vatican hierarchy are meeting in Rome for top level talks on the sexual abuse scandal. Will the discussions lead to a common approach to allegations of sexual abuse? Will there be changes to the American Church leadership? The Pope, the Bishops and the scandal that has rocked the American Catholic Church. Join Neal Conan in this hour of Talk of the Nation from NPR News.

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