One of the biggest issues that we face is that we have people who have their own particular concerns, whether it's on abortion, birth control, divorce and remarriage, civil rights or social justice.
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We've always had issues up for discussion at Catholic universities.
I would say the hierarchy has made terrible errors in judgment and it has to...
What we're about is a manifestation of the Catholic roots of Boston College.
We are the meeting place, an entity that's trying to connect faith and culture.
BC is not going to replace the hierarchy, and BC is not going to lead...
The more we can get together and talk about various perspectives, feelings, beliefs, the better.
I would be with those who say the hierarchy in the United States has badly...
Others don't want to listen to viewpoints that members of the church have.
I am very confident that the Spirit is with us.
The hierarchy shouldn't fear what we're doing.
No organization, whether it's police or physicians or whatever, wants to have its errors held...
This is a crisis, but there is an opportunity to help revitalize and renew the...
I think the issue of clergy sexual abuse sparked people to look at their faith...
As a university, we're not focused on bringing about huge reforms - that's not our...
I say let's respond as best we can to the victims and their families.
Some of the speakers we bring on campus may not reflect official church teaching, but...
Individuals will speak their minds, which I think is healthy.
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.
I think we can work through a lot of these issues.