I would say the hierarchy has made terrible errors in judgment and it has to seek forgiveness by its members.
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I think we can work through a lot of these issues.
Others don't want to listen to viewpoints that members of the church have.
The church may hold whatever it holds with regard to clerical celibacy.
As a university, we're not focused on bringing about huge reforms - that's not our...
BC is not going to replace the hierarchy, and BC is not going to lead...
I say let's respond as best we can to the victims and their families.
This is a crisis, but there is an opportunity to help revitalize and renew the...
We are the meeting place, an entity that's trying to connect faith and culture.
I would be with those who say the hierarchy in the United States has badly...
You know how the church has been hit so hard by the sexual misconduct by...
Now where people are - at least the people I talk to - they are...
Clearly there are individuals who don't understand what the church teaches, or they think it's...
The Spirit hasn't deserted the church today.
We've always had issues up for discussion at Catholic universities.
I think the issue of clergy sexual abuse sparked people to look at their faith...
What we're about is a manifestation of the Catholic roots of Boston College.
The hierarchy shouldn't fear what we're doing.
What I think we can do is help individuals understand the church teaching, but also...
No organization, whether it's police or physicians or whatever, wants to have its errors held...
I am very confident that the Spirit is with us.