In One Eye

Tuesday, June 17, 2003
 
There is no redeeming quality in this story.
The bishop of Phoenix, who was granted immunity this month from prosecution in the Roman Catholic Church sex abuse scandal, was arrested on Monday, charged with leaving the scene of a fatal hit-and-run accident over the weekend, police said ...

O'Brien's arrest came two weeks after he cut a deal that granted him immunity from prosecution in exchange for acknowledging that he allowed local priests accused of child sexual abuse to work with minors in other posts without disclosing the allegations.
The Courant goes after the church again this morning in light of the Keating resignation.
New York Cardinal Edward M. Egan and Los Angeles Cardinal Roger M. Mahony seem determined to continue covering up sexual abuse.