Catholic League Couldn’t Be Less Christ-Like With Latest Release

The Catholic League used the clip art at left in a press release in regard to the Boston Victims' Summit. To use such art in relation to the issue of clergy sex abuse is reprehensible. Regardless of what you think about the law suits, the media or the issue in general - the bottom line … Continue reading Catholic League Couldn’t Be Less Christ-Like With Latest Release

Prosecutors’ Prophetic 2006 Letter Begged Cardinal to Consider His Conscience

In July of 2006, Maureen McCartney and Mariana Sorenson, two prosecutors assigned to the 2005 Philadelphia grand jury investigation wrote Cardinal Rigali a letter foreshadowing the 2011 Grand Jury Report. "We are writing to you as private citizens and advocates of legislative reform because we are alarmed by the message – propagated by Church lobbyists … Continue reading Prosecutors’ Prophetic 2006 Letter Begged Cardinal to Consider His Conscience

Landmark Report On Clergy Sex Abuse To Be Released Today

"Report Spreads Blame for Sex Abuse," by David Gibson, Religion News Service, National Catholic Reporter, May 17, 2011 "The truth turns out to be far more complex, according to a copy of the report by researchers at John Jay College of Criminal Justice that was provided by a church leader who believes the findings accurately … Continue reading Landmark Report On Clergy Sex Abuse To Be Released Today

CDF Sets Worldwide Deadline for Procedures on Clergy Sex Abuse

On his site, Whispers in the Loggia, Rocco Palmo shares the English text of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith's release today regarding the formulation of norms on clergy sex-abuse. "... the head of the "Holy Office," Cardinal William Levada, called on every national bench to complete their own procedures on the handling … Continue reading CDF Sets Worldwide Deadline for Procedures on Clergy Sex Abuse