Theologians, Lay Leaders Call for ‘Collective Resignation’ of U.S. Bishops

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Theologians, Lay Leaders Call for ‘Collective Resignation’ of U.S. Bishops

Bill In The News (Breitbart):

More than 700 educators and Catholic lay leaders have written an open letter urging the United States bishops to tender their collective resignation to Pope Francis in the wake of a string of scandals related to clerical sex abuse.

The letter references a recent Pennsylvania grand jury report that alleges not only clerical sexual abuse but also “systematic cover-ups by bishops and others in positions of power.”

At the same time, other groups such as the Catholic League, while sharing an abhorrence for the crime of clerical abuse, have also pointed out the intentionally incendiary language of the grand jury report, as well as the anti-Catholic animus that seems to have motivated it. READ MORE HERE

 

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