Shattered Faith in Two Parts
Women victims are the latest to find a voice in the Catholic abuse scandal, but who will listen to their song?
A Sigh of Relief
We just got a powerful letter from “Gabe.” Messages like this make all our Buddha killing feel worthwhile: I have just read the article, “[Shattered Faith in Two Parts],” and breathed a sigh of relief that this horrible story has made it to the news. I am so very sorry that this happened to those…
Blinded By Science
Remember Paul Shanley? He was said to be the worst of the pedophile priests, sentenced in 2005 to 12-15 years. But soon, he’ll get another day in court, as Massachusetts’ top tribunal takes up questions about the evidence used to achieve his conviction. The problem with the trial of Paul Shanley, says JoAnn Wypijewski, wasn’t…
The Archbishop’s New Clothes
The Catholic Church gets a makeover in Boston — but how deep does it go?