Where to Now, Bishops? And Laity?

On the final day of the US Conference of Catholic Bishops’ meeting this week the bishops were debating a resolution that would have put the US bishops on record urging the Vatican to release the documentation it has on the Cardinal McCarrick case, for the sake of transparency.  The resolution failed.  Unbelievable — but all too believable. Francis has dodged and stonewalled on the McCarrick case for months. Are the US bishops more afraid of him than they are of their people, whose trust has been so badly abused by the hierarchy these many years? Are they more afraid of him than they are of God?  Read more:  https://www.theamericanconservative.com/dreher/catholic-bishops-meeting-pope-francis/