What the Bishops Should Do…
With the state of New York now contemplating a Pennsylvania style investigation into the Catholic Church’s personnel files the prospect of a long, slow torture of shame may be a real possibility.
As one person observed after the Pennsylvania report: “One down. Forty nine to go.”
In the face of such an ordeal, here is what the bishops should do:
Decide to work as single body to lance this boil once and for all. Be pro active and hire a third party investigative agency to go through all the personnel files from every diocese in the United States.
Lawyers should strike a deal with