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What Catholic bishops must do to prevent sexual abuse and hold clergy accountable
The Napa Institute Announces the Speakers for their 9th Annual Summer Conference
How Individual Bishops Can Reform the Church Right Now
  • What Catholic bishops must do to prevent sexual abuse and hold clergy accountable

    Timed with the start of the Bishops’ meetings in Baltimore, Tim Busch provides suggestions on the steps the bishops should take to clean up — or clean out — the church after years of sex abuse scandals: “More than 15 years ago, the bishops ordered the creation of “lay review boards” in every American diocese, charging them with the investigation of accusations of sexual abuse of minors by priests. If regular Catholics can help hold priests accountable, surely we can do the same for bishops.”

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  • The Napa Institute Announces the Speakers for their 9th Annual Summer Conference

    Cardinal Raymond Burke, Ethics and Public Policy Center’s George Weigel, Augustine Institute’s Dr. Tim Gray, and Focus on the Family’s Jim Daly, are Among the Notable List of Speakers.

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  • How Individual Bishops Can Reform the Church Right Now

    Tim Busch provides action steps bishops can take to prevent sexual abuse.

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Annual Summer Conference

July 24-28, 2019

The Annual Summer Conference is a preeminent Catholic conference in the United States, bringing together Catholic leaders for faith, fellowship and community, as we explore the theme of This Catholic Moment.

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2019 Principled Entrepreneurship Conference

October 21-22, 2019

This is an annual event, uniting academic, business, and faith leaders to seek a just society through promotion of principled entrepreneurship. The Napa Institute and the Catholic University of America are excited to bring this conference to Midtown Manhattan.

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IN VINO VERITAS

What Catholic bishops must do to prevent sexual abuse and hold clergy accountable

By Timothy R. Busch, Founder of the Napa Institute

The Roman Catholic Church has been plagued by sexual abuse scandals for years. Here's what it can do to clean up now and to prevent future abuse. Originally published in USA Today. Rarely do Americans pay attention to the biannual assemblies of the nation’s Roman Catholic bish

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Treat Her Like a Queen: Mary’s Queenship in Scripture

By Dr. Edward Sri

From a Biblical perspective, Mary’s queenship makes a lot of sense. In ancient Israel, it was the king’s mother who reigned as queen, not the king’s wife. Most kings in this period had large harems. King Solomon, for example, had 700 wives and 300 concubines (1 Ki

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Fitting the Rosary Into Your Busy Lifestyle

By Christine Warner

“I’m so busy.” How many times have you said or heard that? Probably countless times. Being “busy” is our status quo. We all have things to do, people to see, and places to go. There’s never enough time. But we can, and should, make time for prayer every day. And during the m

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