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To: Owl_Eagle; Salvation

The article was written by George Weigel a Catholic theologian.

No bias here...

George Weigel
http://www.eppc.org/scholars/scholarid.14/scholar.asp
George Weigel, Distinguished Senior Fellow of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, is a Catholic theologian and one of America’s leading public intellectuals.

Professional Experience
A native of Baltimore, he was educated at St. Mary’s Seminary College in his native city, and at the University of St. Michael’s College in Toronto. In 1975, Weigel moved to Seattle where he was Assistant Professor of Theology and Assistant (later Acting) Dean of Studies at the St. Thomas Seminary School of Theology in Kenmore. In 1977, Weigel became Scholar-in-Residence at the World Without War Council of Greater Seattle, a position he held until 1984. In 1984-85 Weigel was a fellow of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. There, he wrote Tranquillitas Ordinis: The Present Failure and Future Promise of American Catholic Thought on War and Peace (Oxford University Press, 1987).


25 posted on 05/19/2011 7:45:04 AM PDT by TSgt ("Some folks just need killin'" - Sling Blade (2006))
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To: TSgt

George Weigel is a writer. He is not the Catholic Church. I believe you said above “whitewash by the Catholic Church.” Is that correct?


37 posted on 05/19/2011 7:56:39 AM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: TSgt
Weigel is only reporting the results of "an independent, $1.8 million study conducted by New York’s John Jay College of Criminal Justice".

If you have facts that dispute their findings, present them.

"I have to go throw up now" just tells me that you'd rather shoot the messenger.

The same study also shows that only 149 priests -- that's one in 750 -- accounted for fully 1/4 of all verified abuse cases.

40 posted on 05/19/2011 7:58:39 AM PDT by Campion ("Fallacies do not cease to be fallacies when they become fashions." -- GKC)
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To: TSgt
The article was written by George Weigel a Catholic Modernist theologian.

Fixed.

41 posted on 05/19/2011 7:59:22 AM PDT by mas cerveza por favor
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To: TSgt
The article was written by George Weigel a Catholic theologian.

Then why did you choose to criticize the report?

54 posted on 05/19/2011 8:10:16 AM PDT by South Hawthorne (In Memory of my Dear Friend Henry Lee II)
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To: TSgt

The report he is commenting on was done by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice.


113 posted on 05/19/2011 9:44:39 AM PDT by lastchance ("Nisi credideritis, non intelligetis" St. Augustine)
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To: TSgt
"The article was written by George Weigel a Catholic theologian."

George Weigel has written and spoken extensively about the "New Anti-Catholicism" rampant in the US today. Do you find him equally credible on that subject or only selectively credible when you think he agrees with you?

132 posted on 05/19/2011 11:05:32 AM PDT by Natural Law
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