American priests are happy, says adviser to US bishops
Catholic World News - October 07, 2011
Most American Catholic priests are fundamentally happy with their lives, according to a priest-psychologist who has played a leading role in advising the US bishops on their handling of the sex-abuse scandal.
Msgr. Stephen Rossetti spoke on October 5 at a Washington event organized for the publication of his book, Why Priests Are Happy. Archbishop Wilton Gregory of Atlanta also spoke, strongly endorsing Msgr. Rossetti's thesis.
Msgr. Rossetti is the former president of the St. Luke Institute in Maryland, the facility that earned widespread notoriety for treating many abusive priests who were returned to parish assignments only to become abusers once again.
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