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VOTF - General:

  • December 17, 2005 - VOTF donates to counseling center, Frank Fay, THE HOUR
  • December 9, 2005 - Letter to the Editor, Anthony A. Wiggins, THE HOUR
  • December 3, 2005 - Bishop Lori Visits Area, Francis X. Fay, THE HOUR
  • December 2, 2005 - VOTF speaker says papacy has stripped U.S. bishops of authority, Francis X. Fay, Jr, THE HOUR
  • November 19, 2005 - “Imprimatur” or not, “Voice” grows among Catholics, Jim Haug, NEWS-JOURNAL ONLINE (FL)
  • November 13, 2005 - Of church scandal, forgiveness and fairness, Jim Remsen, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
  • November 3, 2005 - Bishop Election Topic of VOTF, Francis X. Fay Jr, THE HOUR
  • October 24, 2005 - Catholic lay group assesses strengths, flaws, James Vaznis, GLOBE
  • October 13, 2005 - Keeping faith, but not status quo, Julia Scott, SAN MATEO COUNTY TIMES
  • October 10, 2005 - Catholic group convenes to change the church, Delfin Vigil, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
  • September 15, 2005 - Voice of the Faithful States  Priorities, Azell Murphy Cavaan THE REPUBLICAN (MA)
  • August 23, 2005 - Swaying the masses, Damian Thompson, CATHOLIC HERALD
  • August 19, 2005 - Reformers Turn Up Heat on Church, Ranty Islam, DEUTSCHE WELLE
  • July 11, 2005 - Catholic reform group approves resolutions on tougher laws, finances, Ken Kusmer, WORCESTER TELEGRAM & GAZETTE
  • July 11, 2005 - Catholic group not going away, Robert King, INDIANAPOLIS STAR
  • July 10, 2005 - Catholic group asks openness of church, Michael Paulson, BOSTON GLOBE
  • July 7, 2005 - Lay Catholic group Voice of the Faithful seeks new relevance, Ken Kusmer (AP), BOSTON GLOBE
  • July 7, 2005 - Archdiocese may prefer for this voice to be silent, Ruth Holladay, INDIANAPOLIS STAR
  • July 2, 2005 - Catholic group eyes wider role, John J. Shaughnessy, INDIANAPOLIS STAR
  • June, 2005 - Our Man in Heaven: A Tribute to Dick Ryan, Catharine A. Henningsen, SALT
  • May 26, 2005 - Voice of the Faithful supports victims of clergy  abuse, Christopher Rocchio, BURLINGTON UNION
  • May 16, 2005 - Catholic lay group lacks church approval, but not convictions, Rita Hoover, CHICAGO TRIBUNE
  • May 9, 2005 - A voice for the laity, Gary Stern, JOURNAL NEWS
  • March 15, 2005 - Catholic group acknowledges odds in changing church, Mary Kate  Dubuss, METRO WEST DAILY NEWS (MA)
  • March 5, 2005 - Fairfield University professor tells VOTF dissent is important for  Church, Francis X. Fay Jr, NORWALK HOUR
  • February 12, 2005 - New mindset is necessary for Catholics, Jim Ketchum, TIMES HERALD
  • February 8, 2005 - Where’s the rage, Catholic men?, Rod Dreher, DALLAS MORNING NEWS
  • February 3, 2005 - Hurt, angered by abuse scandal, Catholics gather to seek  healing, Janine A. Zeitlin, NAPLES DAILY NEWS (FL)
  • January 21, 2005 - Catholic investigator says lay people are key to recovery, Sara Toth,  SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE (IN)
  • January 12, 2005 - A Nation of Faith and Religious Illiterates, Stephen Prothero, LA TIMES
  • January 7, 2005 - VOTF calls for healing and a bigger role for lay people, James Walker, NORWALK HOUR

Victims:

Priesthood:

  • December 29, 2005 - Five Who Bless Hudson, Each makes a difference through deeds, Rev. Alexander Santora, THE JERSEY JOURNAL
  • December 19, 2005 - I'm not proud of some priests, but I'm still hanging on in there,
    Belfast Telegraph (UK)
  • December 14, 2005 - Priest sues church after losing position, Jeff Diamant, STAR-LEDGER
  • December 12, 2005 - Four strikes and you're . . . missing the point, Joan Chittister, OSB, From Where I Stand Vol. 3, No. 23, NCR
  • December 9, 2005 - For what it's worth, our condolences, Editorial, NCR
  • December 4, 2005 - The Vatican's real scandal, Editorial, LA TIMES
  • November 30, 2005 - How to ignore the Vatican’s ruling on gay priests, Michael Sean Winters, THE NEW REPUBLIC ONLINE
  • November 29, 2005 - Kiddie porn  priest joins prince at cushy island jail, Laurel J. Sweet, BOSTON HERALD
  • November 28, 2005 - Questioning tradition leads to priest's exile, Jonathan  Jones, INSIDE BAY AREA
  • November 28, 2005 - The Vatican's new directives, David Yount, SCRIPPS HOWARD NEWS SERVICE
  • November 20, 2005 - The moral hypocrite in the Vatican, Jason Berry, LA TIMES
  • November 14, 2005 - Catholic bishops' president  defends American priests after a negative 'avalanche' over abuse, Richard N. Ostling, boston.com
  • November, 2005 - Freeing others to be themselves, Fr. Gerard Dowling, KAIROS CATHOLIC JOURNAL (AU) Vol: 16, Issue: 21
  • November 11, 2005 - Parish pushes for information on ouster, Chuck Colbert, NCR
  • November 9, 2005 - Priest pleads guilty to abuse, Jennifer McMenamin, BALTIMORE SUN
  • October 31, 2005 - Priest shortage looms, Kathryn Marchocki, UNION LEADER (NH)
  • October 26, 2005 - Vocational crisis confronts Catholic Church: Bishop Pat Power, The World Today, ABC ONLINE (AU)
  • October 21, 2005 - The celibacy tradition, Online Catholics
  • October 20, 2005 - Column sparks notes of gratitude for Father Mac, Ronnie  Polaneczky, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
  • October 17, 2005 - Fr. Ed Cachia and the reign of terror, CATHOLIC NEW TIMES  (Can)
  • October 14, 2005 - About those priests, Ignoring the powerless should no longer be an  option, Eugene Cullen Kennedy, CHICAGO TRIBUNE
  • October 12, 2005 - Duped priest assails church leaders, Ronnie Polanczky, PHILADELPHIA NEWS
  • October 2, 2005 - Dislocation, scrutiny of priests raise fears, Michael Paulson, BOSTON GLOBE
  • September 28, 2005 - ND experts react to potential seminary rules, Maddie Hanna, THE OBSERVER (IN)
  • September 27, 2005 - March to protest Cuenin’s removal, Bernie Smith, NEWTON TAB (MA)
  • September 26, 2005 - Pope Meets With Dissident Theologian, Nicole Winfield, NEWSDAY
  • September 26, 2005 - The Church And Gays, Hounding gays out of Catholic seminaries is  not the way to prevent pedophilia, THE DAY (CT)
  • September 25, 2005 - Priest blames bishop for his ouster, Marie Szaniszlo, BOSTON HERALD
  • September 24, 2005 - Outspoken priest moving on: Cuenin called for Law's ouster,   Marie Szaniszlo, BOSTON HERALD
  • September 24, 2005 - Pointing the finger, Editorial, THE JOURNAL NEWS (NY)
  • September 17, 2005 - Outrage at Vatican’s US Hunt for Gay Seminarians, Michael Paulson in Boston, SYDNEY MORNING HERALD
  • September 16, 2005 - Questions Arise over Seminary Inspections, Cathleen Falsani, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
  • September 12, 2005 - Controversial order opens new boarding school, Jeff Parrott, SOUTH BEND TRIBUNE (IL)
  • September 1, 2005 - Vatican inspectors to hit U.S. seminaries, Marie Szaniszlo, BOSTON HERALD
  • August 24, 2005 - At His Funeral, Brother Roger Has an Ecumenical Dream Fulfilled, John Tagliabue, NEW YORK TIMES
  • August 15, 2005 - Priests fall from grace if their pride gets too big, Sheryl McCarthy, NEWSDAY
  • August 8, 2005 - Priest: Church silenced abuses, AP, CENTRE DAILY TIMES
  • July 13, 2005 - Msgr. Breslin receives Priest of Integrity Award, THE CATHOLIC TELEGRAPH
  • July 13, 2005 - Fathers, defrocked, Editorial, JOURNAL NEWS
  • July 2, 2005 - The gift of married priests, John Crowley, THE TABLET (UK)
  • June 24, 2005 - Church not speaking up for women, Andrew Greeley, CHICAGO SUN TIMES
  • June 20, 2005 - Shepherd wolves, Eric F. Mallonga, THE MANILA TIMES
  • From September 2003 - The Second Greatest Scandal in the Church, Priests Stealing From the Sunday Collection, Michael W. Ryan, NEW OXFORD REVIEW
  • June 9, 2005 - Archdiocese defends use of pension trust funds, Charles Stein, BOSTON GLOBE
  • June 3, 2005 - Pension crisis is another body blow to priests, Richard McBrien, NCR
  • May 30, 2005 - SLU forced two priests out, one of them says, Tim Townsend, ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH
  • May 12, 2005 - Do not weep for me, weep for yourselves, Joan Chittister, NCR
  • May 11, 2005 - Why Did Vatican Officials Sack Jesuit Editor?  Because They Could, Eugene Cullen Kennedy
  • May 11, 2005 - Priest's familiar pattern isn't necessarily abuse, Editorial, DULUTH NEWS TRIBUNE (MN)
  • May 7, 2005 - Vatican Is Said to Force Jesuit Off Magazine, Laurie Goodstein, NY TIMES
  • April 20, 2005 - And he shall be called ..., Joan Chittister, OSB, Rome
  • April 14, 2005 - Church must protect youth if it wants to attract more, Andrew Greeley,  CHICAGO SUN TIMES
  • April 8, 2005 - He was the grandfather of their souls, Joan Chittister, NCR
  • March 25, 2005 - Message of redemption for inmates on Holy Thursday, Ann Rodgers, PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE
  • March 25, 2005 - Bothell ex-pastor who alleges abuse is leaving the priesthood, Janet I. Tu, SEATTLE TIMES
  • March 2, 2005 - Paul Shanley’s deception, Diane Donnellan, THE NEWTON TAB (MA)
  • February 13, 2005 - A priest who refused to look the other way, Lee Roberts, JOURNAL TIMES (IN)
  • February 6, 2005 - Local Priest Cheered For His Role As Whistleblower, Neil Relyea,  9NEWS (OH)
  • January 28, 2005 - Controversial Priests Tapped for Jerusalem Center, Jason Berry, Jerusalem
  • January 14, 2005 - Catholic Nun Priest Targets Of Child Sex Abuse Lawsuits, Don  Corrigan, TIMES NEWSPAPER (MO)

Governance & Accountability:

  • December 31, 2005 - Catholic Church Is Dealt a Blow In Asset Dispute, Suzanne Sataline, WALL STREET JOURNAL
  • December 20, 2005 - Clerical abuse to be probed by lay experts, David Quinn, IRISH INDEPENDENT
  • December 16, 2005 - St. Louis archbishop excommunicates leaders at Polish parish, Betsy Taylor, KANSAS CITY STAR
  • December 15, 2005 - Salt Lake City bishop named new S.F. archbishop, Suzanne Herel, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
  • December 15, 2005 - Veil of privilege or coverup?, Jonathan Martin and Peter Lewis, SEATTLE TIMES
  • December 15, 2005 - Casting first stone becomes a new tactic for diocese, E. J. Montini, THE ARIZONA REPUBLIC
  • December 14, 2005 - Bishops and Pawns, Kevin Taylor, PACIFIC NORTHWEST INLANDER (WA)
  • December 14, 2005 - Church critics belittle audit, Kathleen A. Shaw, TELEGRAM & GAZETTE (MA)
  • December 7, 2005 - Judge ponders who owns church property, Sex-abuse suits - With $500 million at stake, the federal case pits bankruptcy law and Catholic Church law, Steve Woodward, THE OREGONIAN
  • December 7, 2005 - Priest who admitted to grand larceny still receives pay from  Brooklyn diocese, Carol Eisenberg, NEWSDAY
  • December 7, 2005 - Who Owns Catholic Church, CINCINNATI POST
  • December 6, 2005 - U.S. group demands Mexican president take action against  priests accused of abuse, E. Eduardo Castillo, UNION-TRIBUNE
  • December 6, 2005 - Don't make John Paul saint:  theologians, Philip Pullella, REUTERSDecember 5, 2005 - Bill to end blanket charity immunity is stuck in Trenton, Jason Del Rey, JERSEY JOURNAL
  • December 5, 2005 - The basilica of denial, James Carroll, BOSTON GLOBE
  • December 4, 2005 - Fired nuns speak out for the first time, three nuns speak of their firing and fighting the "boy's club", Ridgely Ochs, NY NEWSDAY
  • November 25, 2005 - Diocese Sells Land To Stanwich School, Patricia McCormack, GREENWICH CITIZEN
  • November 21, 2005 - Insurance, past  donations to cover clergy sex settlement, Alex Wood, JOURNAL INQUIRER
  • November 19, 2005 - Flock’s storming church bastions, Charles W. Bell, NY DAILY NEWS
  • November 18, 2005 - Healing the Church, Bishops must be accountable for crisis, DALLAS MORNING NEWS
  • November 18, 2005 - Shining light on darkness, Mary Kate Dubuss, NATICK BULLETIN & TAB (MA)
  • November 17, 2005 - Bishop’s speech to bishops missed the point, Tom Roberts, NCR
  • November 17, 2005 - How the Catholic Church became a major global power player, Eamonn  McCann, BELFAST TELEGRAPH (UK)
  • November 17, 2005 - State high court denies LA Archdiocese bid over internal  records, AP - THE MONTEREY HERALD (CA)
  • November 17, 2005 - Has the Catholic Church Put the Clergy Abuse Problem Behind  It?, Marci Hamilton, FINDLAW
  • November 16, 2005 - Catholic Bishops Approve Proposals on Lay Workers, Neela Banerjee, NY TIMES
  • November 16, 2005 - Judge: AG must share abuse files on priests, Kevin O'Connor, RUTLAND HERALD (VT)
  • November 14, 2005 - ND prof says new pope more open to discussion, Catherine Lafrance, THE LAPORTE HERALD-ARGUS (MI)
  • November 13, 2005 - Catholic Bishops Gather for D.C. Meeting, Richard N. Ostling, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
  • November 12, 2005 - Bishop backs end to Church’s “cosy” dealings with State, Justine McCarthy, THE IRISH INDEPENDENT
  • November 11, 2005 - Changes in church didn’t come quickly, Leonard Martinez, EL PASO TIMES (TX)
  • November 11, 2005 - Vigilance called for when Legion priests visit, NCR
  • November 10, 2005 - Senate OK’s rules for church disclosure, Steve LeBlanc, BOSTON GLOBE
  • November 9, 2005 - Church knew of abuse, suit claims, Associated Press, INDIANAPOLIS STAR
  • November 7, 2005 - Where in the World is Bishop Thomas Dupre?, Warren Mason, THE NO GRAY ZONE
  • November 7, 2005 - Catholic crises: One is coming, another is still here, Editorial, THE UNION LEADER (NH)
  • November 6, 2005 - Opening the church’s books, Joan Vennochi, BOSTON GLOBE
  • November 5, 2005 - Media moves closer to diocese abuse files, Daniel Tepfer, CT POST
  • November 5, 2005 - This Life: The sins of the fathers,  Alf McCreary, BELFAST TELEGRAPH
  • November 4, 2005 - Rocky road ahead as Catholic Church searches its soul, Eric Waugh, BELFAST TELEGRAPH
  • November 3, 2005 - Old Memo Ties Bronx School to Church Sex Scandal, Andy Newman, NEW YORK TIMES
  • November 1, 2005 - Catholic Church Has Much To Explain, Helen Ubinas, HARTFORD COURANT
  • November 1, 2005 - Diocese negotiating as estate presses suit, Daniel Tepfer, CT POST
  • November 1, 2005 - It’s time for the Purple Princes to finally fall on their croziers in  bid for credibility, John Cooney, THE IRISH INDEPENDENT
  • November 1, 2005 - A parish in turmoil, J. D. Mullane, BUCKS COUNTY COURIER TIMES
  • October 30, 200 - Pope Urges Faithful to Keep Spirit of Vatican II Alive, ZENIT.ORG
  • October 30, 2005 - Church is guilty of institutional criminality, Brenda  Power, THE SUNDAY TIMES (UK)
  • October 28, 2005 - Jesus didn’t spin the truth, Letters to the Editor, Rev. Robert M. Hoatson, THE JERSEY JOURNAL
  • October 28, 2005 - How the Los Angeles archdiocese stretched, twisted and contorted to hide bad, bad priests in Orange County and how we learned to love it, Gustavo Arellano, ORANGE COUNTY WEEKLY
  • October 27, 2005 - New molestation law, With broader limitations, fewer pedophiles will escape prosecution, LONG BEACH PRESS TELEGRAM
  • October 27, 2005 - Church loses volunteers to policy aimed at protecting  kids, Jeff Diamant, STAR-LEDGER
  • October 26, 2005 - Diocese asks laity to guide future, Ron Devlin, THE ALLENTOWN MORNING CALL (PA)
  • October 25, 2005 - Kasper continues talk of communion for divorced and optional  celibacy, CATHOLIC NEWS (AU)
  • October 21, 2005 - Bishops and the beached whale, Eugene Cullen Kennedy, NCR
  • October 21, 2005 - Sexual hypocrisy from the Vatican, Angela Bonavoglia
  • October 20, 2005 - Faith that dares to speak out is loving criticism, Father Kevin Shanley,  CATHOLIC EXPLORER (IL)
  • October 14, 2005 - For bishops and ‘dissidents’ perhaps it’s strudel time, NCR
  • October 13, 2005 - Study Reveals Vast Scope of Priest Abuse, Jean Guccione and Doug Smith, LA TIMES
  • October 13, 2005 - Records’ Release Is Criticized, Jean Guccione and Sandy Banks, LA TIMES
  • October 9, 2005 - A plan to empower lay Catholics, Kristin E. Holmes, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
  • October 6, 2005 - Undermining trust in the church, Rev. Thomas Doyle, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
  • October 4, 2005 - Pew News ..., Michael Sneed, SUN-TIMES
  • October 3, 2005 - A Catholic moment of truth, James Carroll, BOSTON GLOBE
  • September 28, 2005 - Is this the Church of the 21st Century?, Jim Post, President of National Voice of the Faithful
  • September 27, 2005 - Dioceses settle abuse claims for $1.5 million,  Jeff Brumley, TIMES-UNION
  • September 25, 2005 - Church won't find salvation on ill-advised hunt, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
  • September 22, 2005 - The Man Who Keeps the Secrets, Jason Berry, SAN FRANCISCO
  • September 22, 2005 - Case built on archive of memos, Craig R. McCoy, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
  • September 21, 2005 - Grand jury harshly criticizes Archdiocese for hiding clergy sexual  abuse, David O’Reilly and Nancy Phillips, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
  • September 19, 2005 - Catholics In Crisis, Phyllis Berman and Lea  Goldman, FORBES
  • September 17, 2005 - Archdiocese must answer to the law first, Ana Menendez, MIAMI HERALD
  • September 16, 2005 - Law Would Strip Clergy of Sex Abuse Liability Shield, Andy Nelesen, GREEN BAY PRESS-GAZETTE
  • September 14, 2005 - How silence let clergy abuse continue, Craig R. McCoy, Nancy  Phillips and Mark Fazlollah, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
  • September 11, 2005 - Catholic Hierarchy Taken to Task, Maria Armental, DAILY RECORD (NJ)
  • September 10, 2005 - Katrina-Displaced Author Answers Critic, Matt C. Abbott, THE CONSERVATIVE VOICE
  • September 9, 2005 - The Church and change, Father Richard P. McBrien, THE TIDINGS (CA)
  • September 9, 2005 - Bankruptcy: the gamble that backfired, Editorial, NCR
  • August 30, 2005 - Catholic church has no national voice in America anymore, Tom  Roberts, NCR
  • August 30, 2005 - NH Bishops - Forgive us, father, for mistakes were made, Carolyn Disco, THE UNION LEADER (NH)
  • August 28, 2005 - Vatican papers spark debate, Clergy abuse protocol noted,  Kathleen A. Shaw, TELEGRAM & GAZETTE (MA)
  • August 26, 2005 - IF YOU THINK THIS IS JUST A "BOSTON  PROBLEM" - BETTER THINK AGAIN!!!, Digging in to stay and pray, Jeff Severns Guntzel, NCR
  • August 24, 2005 - Giaratani: Who really runs the Catholic church?, Sal Giaratani, THE BRAINTREE FORUM (MA)
  • August 15, 2005 - Egan skips Mass, Nicole Bode, NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
  • August 11, 2005 - Vatican: Diocese Can't Automatically Seize Parish Assets, TheBostonChannel.com
  • August 10, 2005 - Let the sun shine in, Thomas P. O'Neill III and Steven  Krueger, BOSTON GLOBE
  • August 10, 2005 - Problems linger in church’s abuse policy, Editorial, THE DAILY TIMES (PA)
  • August 5, 2005 - Baptized Must Speak, Act On Catholic Issues, Letter to the Editor, THE DAY
  • August 4, 2005 - Philly archdiocese escapes charges, Maryclaire Dale, AP (Centre Daily Times)
  • August 2, 2005 - Lay Group Says Diocese Not listening On Sex Abuse Issue, Bethe Dufresne, THE DAY
  • August 1, 2005 - Enough is enough: Catholic Church needs to heal itself, Jim  Spencer, DENVER POST
  • July 28, 2005 - The First Sentence from Prefect Levada Makes the Legion Tremble, Sandro Magister
  • July 26, 2005 - Possible indication of the Pope’s handling of the abuse crisis, John Allen, NCR
  • July 21, 2005 - A Mission of  Faith: VOICE OF THE FAITHFUL  MEMBERS RETURN HOME, Francis X. Fay, Jr.,  THE HOUR
  • July 15, 2005 - Redefining the Center - Part III, Fr. Richard P. McBrien, THE TIDINGS
  • July 15, 2005 - Reticent bishops shift away from wider world, Editorial, NCR
  • July 5, 2005 - Bishops  were right to continue policy, Editorial, CT POST
  • June 28, 2005 - Indignation at lack thereof, John Grogan, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
  • June 27, 2005 - A life dedicated to her faith, and to questioning its policies, Mark Roth, PITTSBURGH POST-GAZETTE
  • June 27, 2005 - Archbishop urges better use of consultation structures in  church, Jerry Filteau, CATHOLIC NEWS SERVICE
  • June 23, 2005 - Of God, Mammon, and tax exemptions, Joe Feuerherd, NCR
  • June 13, 2005 - The high cost of ignoring an ugly truth, Alfred P. Doblin, NorthJersey.com
  • June 11, 2005 - Slacken the reins of the CDF, Editorial, THE TABLET (UK)
  • June 10, 2005 - Orange Diocese turns to filmmaking to blur pederast past, Gustavo Arellano, ORANGE COUNTY WEEKLY (CA)
  • June 10, 2005 - Many left puzzled, angry at timing of church move, Lisa  Wangsness, BOSTON GLOBE
  • June 8, 2005 - How to stop child abuse by clergy? Make 'em  pay, Marci A. Hamilton, USA TODAY
  • June 6, 2005 - An 11th-Century Scandal, C. Colt Anderson, AMERICA
  • May, 2005 - New church will arise after faithful stop paying for old, Gilbert Padilla, ARIZONA DAILY STAR
  • May 28, 2005 - Truth and the limits of church, Bill Tammeus, KANSAS CITY STAR
  • May 22, 2005 - The scandal that won't go away, Mike Kelly, NorthJersey.com
  • May 22, 2005 - Informing our readers means not shunning the dark  facts, Mark Vaschr, The Bee (CA)
  • May 21, 2005 - As an American Heads to the Vatican, What Might His Impact Be?
    Peter Steinfels, NY TIMES
  • May 8, 2005 - Peru’s Catholics Brace for Fissures in Their Church, Larry Rohter, NY TIMES
  • April 13, 2005 - Dueling notions on priest scandal, Ken  Dilanian, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER
  • April 6, 2005 - Perhaps church will someday find its democratic roots, Andrew Greeley, CHICAGO SUN TIMES
  • April 5, 2005 - At a crossroads, Eileen P. Flynn, CHICAGO TRIBUNE
  • April 5, 2005 - The Price of Infallibility, Thomas Cahill, Op-Ed Contributor, NY TIMES
  • April 2, 2005 - Pope John Paul II’s legacy of paradox, Robert Graham and Tony Barber, FINANCIAL TIMES
  • March 31, 2005 - The power of frailty: A papal plus, Joan Chittister, NCR
  • March 30, 2005 - Catholic Church at end of an era, David C. Steinmetz, ORLANDO SENTINEL
  • March 27, 2005 - Opening the Papacy to New  Ways of Thinking, Sidney Callahan, WASHINGTON POST
  • March 25, 2005 - Excerpt from The Word From Rome, John L. Allen, Jr., NCR
  • March 21, 2005 - A holy higher standard, Dimitri Vassilaros, TRIBUNE-REVIEW
  • March 18, 2005 - Sealing the answers won’t quiet the questions, NCR
  • March 17, 2005 - Pilarczyk holds fast despite the ugly rumors, Peter Bronson, ENQUIRER
  • March 17, 2005 - Business leaders hard to pigeonhole, Joe Feuerherd, NCR
  • March 16, 2005 - Abuse Crisis 'Is Not Over': When will bishops take responsibility?, Editorial, DALLAS MORNING NEWS
  • March 15, 2005 - Nonprofit aims to aid US diocese governance, Michael Paulson, BOSTON GLOBE
  • March 13, 2005 - Whose church is it?, Nancy Haught, THE OREGONIAN
  • March 12, 2005 - Not to be trusted, Fr. Joseph F.Wilson, DALLAS MORNING NEWS
  • March 11, 2005 - More Catholic than the pope?, Rev. Richard P. McBrien, THE-TIDINGS.COM
  • March 10, 2005 - By staying silent, Bishop Murphy isn't  leading, Dick Ryan, NEWSDAY
  • March 6, 2005 - Secret archives at heart of dispute; group says files hold key  to abuse, Robin Erb, TOLEDO BLADE
  • March 5, 2005 - What kind of organization does the church want to be?, Chris  Powell, JOURNAL INQUIRER (CT)
  • March 5, 2005 - Diocese: Vatican rejects appeal of blanket excommunications, SIOUX CITY JOURNAL (NB)
  • March 4, 2005 - Next pope: “We are going to be surprised,” says Allen, Paula Doyle,  THE TIDINGS
  • March 4, 2005 - 'Fully compliant' doesn't equal accountability, NCR
  • March 3, 2005 - Church Audits Don't Allay Fears, Frances Grandy Taylor, HARTFORD COURANT
  • March 3, 2005 - Catholics urged to stay vigilant in battle against child sex abuse, David Briggs, CLEVELAND PLAIN DEALER
  • March 3, 2005 - A church in crisis, Opinion, THE TOLEDO BLADE
  • February 26, 2005 - Abuser’s Payroll, Editorial, THE KEENE SENTINEL (NH)
  • February 26, 2005 - John Paul’s Weakening Raises Again Questions About the Institution of  Lifetime Papal Reign, Peter Steinfels, NEW YORK TIMES
  • February 25, 2005 - Sister Rose took on the Catholic Church and won, Matt Weitz, DALLAS MORNING NEWS
  • February 25, 2005 - Church monitor leaves with mixed views, Rachel Zoll, PHILADELPHIA ENQUIRER
  • February 24, 2005 - Diocese still hasn’t learned, OBSERVER-TRIBUNE (NJ)
  • February 24, 2005 - Bishops need to do more, Editorial, MILWAUKEE JOURNAL SENTINEL
  • February 18, 2005 - The worse sin: Powerful who look other way, Steve Gushee, PALM BEACH POST
  • February 13, 2005 - Conclave is male enclave, Eileen McNamara, BOSTON GLOBE
  • February 11, 2005 - Judge Anne Burke addresses Church controversies at CHC, Dan  Zacchei, HOLY CROSS CRUSADER
  • February 9, 2005 - After Shanley, A pedophile priest’s conviction can’t wash away the crimes of his protectors in the Church hierarchy, Editorial, BOSTON PHOENIX
  • February 7, 2005 - Diocese of Denial: Good on DA for investigating church, Opinion -  Editorials, DALLAS MORNING NEWS
  • February 6, 2005 - New challenges for church, Carol Eisenberg, NEWSDAY
  • February 5, 2005 - Sex-abuse scandal puts parish assets in jeopardy, Steve Woodward, WINSTON-SALEM JOURNAL
  • February 3, 2005 - Archdiocese Documents, Laure Quinlivan, WCPO.COM
  • February 3, 2005 - Supes seek to save St. Brigid Church, Suzanne Herel, SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE
  • February 1, 2005 - Asset fight has Florence church in a fix, Jeff Wright, THE REGISTER-GUARD (OR)
  • January 30, 2005 - Archdiocese will argue assets are parish-specific, Steve Woodward, THE OREGONIAN
  • January, 2005 - Parishioners defy archbishop, Geri L. Dreiling, St. Louis freelance writer
  • January 28, 2005 - Laity wonder where the money goes, Dennis Coday, NCR
  • January 26, 2005 - Cardinal Fights Records Ruling, Jean  Guccione, LA TIMES
  • January 25, 2005 - Catholic Leader Steps Down, Gerald Renner, HARTFORD COURANT
  • January 23, 2005 - Egan’s testimony wouldn’t breach any priestly privilege, Paul A. Slager, STAMFORD ADVOCATE
  • January 21, 2005 - Another View: Is John McCormack still the bishop of Manchester?, Rick Webb, THE UNION LEADER (NH)
  • January 12, 2005 - Cardinal's deposition in sex abuse case closely watched, John Christoffersen, NEWSDAY
  • January 10, 2005 - Poll finds ‘growing uneasiness’ among Catholics over church finances, Cathy Lynn Grossman USA TODAY
  • January 3, 2005 - Goodbye, King Pope. The Progressivists' Plan at the Conclave, Sandro Magister, L’ESPRESSO (IT)

Letters/OpEd:

  • October 28, 2005 - It’s the Church that’s reckless, Letters to the Editor, Joe Capozzi, THE JERSEY JOURNAL
  • October 27, 2005 - Tending to the flock, Editorial, GEORGETOWN VOICE
  • October 4, 2005 - Letter to the Editor, Catharine A. Henningsen, FORBES
  • August 9, 2005 - Church not a victim, Letters, THE OREGONIAN
  • February 5, 2005 - Letter to the editor, Sheila and Tom Rietano, NORWALK HOUR

Laity:

  • November 13, 2005 - All Baptized Called to Perfection, Says Benedict XVI, Zenit.org
  • June 16, 2005 - Matters of faith, Jane Lampman, CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR

Politics:

Books/Reviews:

  • November 9, 2005 - New Book Links Clergy  Sexual Abuse to Mandatory Celibacy, U.S. NEWSWIRE
  • October 21, 2005 - The facts and fiction about Opus Dei, John Allen investigates secretive organization some call a cult, Reviewed  by John Jay Hughes, NCR
  • May, 2005 - Why Orthodox Catholics Are Angry With the Legion of Christ, Michael S. Rose, NEW OXFORD REVIEW)
  • February 14, 2005 - Good Catholic Girls: How Women Are Leading the Fight to Change the Church, U.S. NEWSWIRE
  • January 26, 2005 - REVIEW - Twist of Faith, Christopher Borrelli, TOLEDO BLADE
     
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