This week’s notes on the Catholic clergy abuse crisis

posted by Mike on February 17th, 2019

Here’s a summary I wrote for this week’s radio show that I thought I’d post here.

This week we are seeing a historic meeting on clergy sex abuse, including some Worcester participants; expanded rights for victims of abuse; financial difficulties in the Diocese of Worcester; and even some relevant anecdotes from my own life as a faithful Catholic.
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Amanda Kidd Schall (508 #322)

posted by Mike on February 17th, 2019

508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we interview Amanda Kidd Schall of the Worcester Arts Council, master picture framer at Framed in Tatnuck, sometime Clark University art professor, visual artist, and long-time Worcesterite. Topics include the Worcester arts scene, local funding, great art in Worcester, recent news from the Catholic clergy abuse crisis, money laundering in contemporary art, John Wick, and Hamlet.

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Unwooable (508 #321 b/w #320)

posted by Mike on February 9th, 2019

508 is a show about Worcester. This week, we talk about Conan O’Brien, policy choices in a post-woo society, and clear-bag recycling. The audio version of the show also includes a previously-unreleased radio episode from late 2018 on municipal finances.

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