Monday, March 29, 2010

Calling for a Top-Down Reform in Catholic Church in Response to Vatican Sex Abuse Scandal: Link to Democracy Now Interview with Bridget Mary Meehan

http://www.democracynow.org/2010/3/29/dissident_female_catholic_bishop_calls_for

"The Vatican has denied a series of media reports alleging that Pope Benedict, before being elected pontiff, may have looked the other way in cases of abuse in his native Germany and in the United States. Last week, the Vatican strongly defended its decision not to defrock the Wisconsin-based priest Father Lawrence Murphy, who abused some 200 deaf boys in the 1950s and ’60s. The National Catholic Reporter says the Pope must be ready to answer questions and called the scandal “the largest institutional crisis in centuries, possibly in church history. We speak to Bridget Mary Meehan”

A Must Read Letter on Victim's Perspective
http://www.heraldtribune.com/article/20100327/LETTERS/3271007/2061/LIVING?Title=A-call-to-Catholics&tc=ar

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