The church may hold whatever it holds with regard to clerical celibacy.
Quote by William P Leahy
Now where people are - at least the people I talk to - they are...
No organization, whether it's police or physicians or whatever, wants to have its errors held...
Individuals will speak their minds, which I think is healthy.
What I think we can do is help individuals understand the church teaching, but also...
I am very confident that the Spirit is with us.
I would say the hierarchy has made terrible errors in judgment and it has to...
Some of the speakers we bring on campus may not reflect official church teaching, but...
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...
We've always had issues up for discussion at Catholic universities.
The hierarchy shouldn't fear what we're doing.
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.
I say let's respond as best we can to the victims and their families.
Clearly there are individuals who don't understand what the church teaches, or they think it's...
I think we can work through a lot of these issues.
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.
As a university, we're not focused on bringing about huge reforms - that's not our...