Posts Tagged ‘Cardinal Roger Mahony’

Gomez, Mahony and the ‘Sodano Rule’ – Vatican politics Comments 0

Friday, February 15th, 2013

This column probably ought to carry a warning label: “The following piece of writing contains an apples-and-oranges comparison that may be hazardous to your intellectual health.” I’m going to compare two fights among senior churchmen, but the purpose is not to suggest they’re identical. Rather, it’s to understand what makes them different. The first term Read more

A bishop brave enough to act against child abuse Comments 1

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Jose Gomez has set a stunning example of what the church should be doing. ‘I FIND these files [about priests who sexually abused children] to be brutal and painful reading. The behaviour described in these files is terribly sad and evil. There is no excuse, no explaining away what happened to these children. The priests Read more