March 16, 2019 at 5:00 am

Following a year that rocked the Catholic Church with new revelations of decades old incidents of sexual abuse, Pope Francis convoked an unprecedented summit to take action. But was it a serious first step or public relations damage control? Monsignor Jim Lisante is here with answers.

Aired on March 15, 2019. 

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