By Fr. Wilson (articles ) | Nov 14, 2003
The Bishop of Dallas seems to have fallen asleep some time before last June; apparently someone has just woken him up.
"Changes in church law that took effect early this year forbid U.S. Catholic bishops from accepting any priest who ever has sexually abused a minor. "Do we all have to do this background check for someone who just wants to come in for six weeks?" asked Dallas Bishop Charles Grahmann."
This led a bemused Bill Betzen of Dallas to inquire of the Dallas Morning News, "What does such a question indicate Bishop Grahmann has learned in the 10 years since the clergy sexual abuse crisis became more public in Dallas?"
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