On second thought...
By Diogenes ( articles ) | Aug 04, 2004
Kim LAWTON: Some groups fear the bishops' energy and commitment may fade.
Archbishop Timothy DOLAN: Can't happen. Can't happen. We never, never, Kim, want to go through what we've had to do. We just can't do it. We can't do it personally. [PBS interview, November 2003]
I get it. The bishops have to take action, because if they don't... it will cause inconvenience for bishops!!
Archbishop Dolan makes the point (perhaps not quite intentionally) that on grounds of purest, unalloyed self-interest, the US bishops should force some reluctant colleagues to 'fess up. Which makes it all the more fascinating that (see below) they still haven't.
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