Click here to read: “Monica Yant Kinney: Dystunction among the vicars of Christ,” Philadelphia Inquirer Columnist, April 1, 2012
Only a priest with zero fear of repercussions would lie about ordering gay porn on a parish TV, as the Rev. Michael Murtha did even as his pastor presented evidence in the form of a Comcast bill.
And only a cleric bothered by and resigned to his profession’s aversion to conflict would investigate a colleague who was collecting sadomasochistic pornography, then refuse to confront the priest, who lived in the room next door.
“It was immoral. It was personal,” said the Rev. Joe Okonski. “I didn’t feel I was the person to address him on that matter.”