Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

OK, now we know...

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles - email) | Mar 14, 2012

Yesterday I wrote about the many questions that remained unanswered about the case in which a priest denied Communion to a lesbian activist.

Today we have received a whole lot of answers from the embattled priest. The Washington archdiocese has a lot of explaining to do.

 

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!

Our Fall Campaign
Progress toward our year-end goal ($27,907 to go):
$150,000.00 $122,092.96
19% 81%
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!

Show 2 Comments? (Hidden)Hide Comments
  • Posted by: Cornelius - Mar. 15, 2012 5:54 AM ET USA

    We get the shepherds we deserve, and, judging from this appalling little imbroglio, we must be one really rotten flock.

  • Posted by: Saint Jimbob of the Apokalypse - Mar. 14, 2012 5:39 PM ET USA

    The archdiocese can explain all they want, but their actions have already spoken volumes to people both IN and Out of the Church. No further explanation is needed, as it would only lead to dissembling or equivocation.

Fall 2014 Campaign
Subscribe for free
Shop Amazon
Click here to advertise on CatholicCulture.org

Recent Catholic Commentary

The Complexity of Reforming Religious Communities 14 hours ago
Speaking Softly to Women Religious December 16
In showdown with American sisters, the Vatican blinked December 16
Policing, torture, reasons of State, and our Christian mistake December 16
Can torture ever be justified? Round II. December 15

Top Catholic News

Most Important Stories of the Last 30 Days
Pope Francis: Europe seems 'elderly and haggard' CWN - November 25
Pope Francis, Ecumenical Patriarch sign joint declaration, lament persecution of Christians CWN - December 1
Consistory for new cardinals scheduled for February CWN - December 11
Vatican report on US women religious calls for further self-assessment CWN - December 16
Pope brokered deal to open US-Cuba ties CWN - 13 hours ago