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Sauce for the Gander

By Fr. Wilson (articles) | Mar 05, 2004

A New York Times editorial.

Am I correct in thinking that the only Bishop who has suggested that there need to be consequences for Bishops who were part of the cover-up of this mess is Auxiliary Bishop Joseph Sullivan of Brooklyn? I remember him at the Dallas meeting, stepping up to the mike as the USCCB was considering a motion censuring its public critics, and saying that this was the worst thing they could possibly do, that there were many in the Church who saw this crisis as part of a larger problem, and that the bishops needed to realize that they were imposing sanctions on priests while bishops "part of this body" were not being held accountable for their poor decisions.

Has anyone else said anything like that?

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