I think the issue of clergy sexual abuse sparked people to look at their faith in a different way.
Quote by William P Leahy
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You know how the church has been hit so hard by the sexual misconduct by...
The more we can get together and talk about various perspectives, feelings, beliefs, the better.
We are the meeting place, an entity that's trying to connect faith and culture.
One of the biggest issues that we face is that we have people who have...
No organization, whether it's police or physicians or whatever, wants to have its errors held...
Others don't want to listen to viewpoints that members of the church have.
What we're about is a manifestation of the Catholic roots of Boston College.
The hierarchy shouldn't fear what we're doing.
As a university, we're not focused on bringing about huge reforms - that's not our...
The church may hold whatever it holds with regard to clerical celibacy.
What I think we can do is help individuals understand the church teaching, but also...
Clearly there are individuals who don't understand what the church teaches, or they think it's...
Now where people are - at least the people I talk to - they are...
Some of the speakers we bring on campus may not reflect official church teaching, but...
I say let's respond as best we can to the victims and their families.
I think we can work through a lot of these issues.
I would say the hierarchy has made terrible errors in judgment and it has to...
We've always had issues up for discussion at Catholic universities.
I am very confident that the Spirit is with us.
I would be with those who say the hierarchy in the United States has badly...