Forgive and Forget Archdiocesan Financial and Moral Debt?

by Susan Matthews St. Catherine of Siena, patron Saint of Church Reform, pray for us. I write this with a sense of utter futility. The archdiocesan financial reports did not shock me. Some financial experts are blaming it on the financial "ineptness" of Bevilacqua and Rigali. The former was far from inept. This very smart … Continue reading Forgive and Forget Archdiocesan Financial and Moral Debt?

A Convenient Memory: Bevilacqua and the Sex Abuse Scandal

This article in today's Inquirer on Cardinal Bevilacqua's role in the sex abuse scandal is even more sinister for me. When the legal pressure was turned up, his faulty memory morphed into diagnosed dementia. Trusted sources, who are personal friends of the Cardinal, have told me that while physically fragile he was in good mental … Continue reading A Convenient Memory: Bevilacqua and the Sex Abuse Scandal