Society Leader Veronica Openibo, SHCJ, recently spoke on behalf of the International Union of Superiors General (UISG) at the Vatican meeting on the protection of minors in the Church. Her message of the necessity of complete transparency in the Church was picked up far and wide. Below are links to a sample of media coverage.
CNN: A nun just read the riot act to Catholic bishops over clergy sex abuse
LaCroix International: Women at Vatican summit call bishops to complete transparency
CatholicPhilly.com: Nuns hope more women at summit sets standard for future Vatican meetings
Religion News Service: Bishops told transparency needed to overcome clergy abuse crisis
The Tablet: Nigerian sister urges bishops to face up to abuse
America Magazine: Nigerian sister asks bishops: Why did the church allow atrocities of sex abuse to remain secret?
Vatican News: Protection of Minors: Sr. Openibo ‘Church needs openness and transparency’
African Times: Nigerian nun warns that church sex abuse is Africa’s problem too
Charleston Chronicle: Nigerian Nun Shames Catholic Church for Silence on Sex Abuse
Independent Catholic News: Nigerian Sister Veronica Openibo addresses Protection of Minors Summit – FULL TEXT
PBS News Hour:
Catholic News Service:
UISG’s Press Conference on Protection of Minors in the Church:
Watch Sr. Veronica’s talk in full:
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