Australian Catholic paper declines ads for McAleese speaking appearance
Catholic World News - August 29, 2014
An Australian Catholic newspaper refused to carry advertisements for a speaking appearance by former Irish President Mary McAleese, citing her dissent from Church teaching on homosexuality and women's ordination.
Peter Rosengren, the editor of the Catholic Weekly, said that he declined the advertisements because of McAleese's public statements in opposition to Church teaching. The Irish politician is appearing at an event hosted by a Catholic group, Catalyst for Renewal.
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 March expenses ($33,009 to go):
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!