How have you been taught to think about the Church and your role as a lay Catholic?
Are there other ways to understand the Church that might be more complete – and more empowering?
What is the role of conscience in the life of a believer?
Are there spiritual practices that can be helpful for individual and communal discernment?
And how might our answers to these questions guide a faithful, effective, and empowered lay response to the issue of sexual abuse and leadership failures in the Catholic Church?