Posts Tagged ‘Fr Thomas Doyle’

Outspoken abuse critic briefs pontifical commission

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

One of the most severe critics of the Church’s handling of the clergy sex abuse scandal has briefed members of a pontifical commission. Fr Thomas Doyle, OP, met four members of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors last month. The priest emphasised two main points: The need for real accountability on the part Read more

St John Paul II’s actions on abuse questioned before canonisation

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

Supporters of St John Paul II have defended his track record on dealing with clerical sexual abuse in the hours leading up to his canonisation. At a briefing 48 hours before the ceremony, papal biographer George Weigel said there was an “information gap” between the United States and the Holy See up to 2002. “But Read more