Should I stay or should I go?
Catholics around the world are doing some soul-searching — grappling with the question of how best to respond to the sexual abuse crisis in the church. You'll meet two people who've done their share of agonizing and landed in very different places.
Deirdre Pike converted to Catholicism in her teens. And she says there's no way she's leaving. "It wasn't even a question frankly," Deirdre tells Tapestry. "It wasn't a decision. I didn't go home that day, thinking, 'Oh, will I leave the church?' I just keep thinking, 'How am I going to change the church?'"
At the other end of this divide is Mary Elizabeth Williams - a life-long Catholic, until the day she walked out of church. Literally. "If your faith isn't… making you feel deeply within your soul that you are loved unconditionally and that you are part of something big and powerful and GOOD in the world, then it's time to re-examine that relationship," she says