Prelates' legacies tainted by scandals
September 13, 2010
John Allen of the National Catholic Reporter reflects on how a scandal can permanently mar the image of a once-influential prelate. In his “fraternity of the disgraced” he lists Cardinal Bernard Law, Archbishop Rembert Weakland, Cardinal Dario Castrillon Hoyos, and a likely new member, Cardinal Godfried Danneels.
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