A double standard in handling of Irish abuse cases
CWN - August 05, 2011
Once the leading candidate for Ireland’s presidency, David Norris has seen his campaign founder after it emerged that he once sought clemency for a convicted child abuser who was his former homosexual lover. Yet media treatment of Norris in Ireland has been gentle, and columnist David Quinn wonders why the handling of his case has been so markedly different from that in cases involving Catholic prelates.
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 five million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Our Fall Campaign
Progress toward our final 2013 goal ($21,448 to go, assuming receipt of matching funds):
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!