February's Solidarity Campaign has netted 717 gifts so far (goal was 700). Let's set a record by the 28th!
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

down with memory lane!

By Diogenes (articles ) | Mar 22, 2003

A puzzling sentence from an earlier story in the Boston Herald:

Bernard Cardinal Law's attorney moved yesterday to put off Law's testimony in a civil case until after the cardinal goes before a criminal grand jury next month, explaining after that he fears Law might "inadvertently contradict" himself and open himself to a perjury charge.

Please, teacher, could you please explain why, if the Cardinal's anticipated contradictions would be inadvertent, what purpose is served by delaying his testimony before the grand jury?

An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:

Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!

Progress toward our February expenses ($5,938 to go):
$35,000.00 $29,061.54
17% 83%
Sound Off! CatholicCulture.org supporters weigh in.

All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!

There are no comments yet for this item.

Subscribe for free
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org
Shop Amazon

Recent Catholic Commentary

Ad Imaginem Dei: a gem of a blog on Christian art 3 hours ago
The Complexities of Persecution 14 hours ago
Ukraine: A great lesson in thinking like a Catholic. 16 hours ago
Notre Dame has lost two contrasting giants 16 hours ago
Two good publishers, six new books for Lent February 26

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope Francis to address Congress in joint session in September CWN - February 5