Archive for February 21st, 2013

Increasing Attention Being Paid to Cardinal Mahony’s Attendance at Papal Conclave

The Brazen Clericalism of Cardinal Mahony

As archbishop of Los Angeles, Roger Mahony was famous for his petulance, dispatching angry letters to priests and others whom he considered insufficiently deferential. But now that he finds himself in a subordinate position as a retired and rebuked bishop he displays none of the deference he once demanded.” By George Neumayr

Vatican Murmurs about Mahony’s Attendance at Papal Conclave

A senior Vatican official called Cardinal Roger Mahony‘s participation in the selection of the next pope “troubling,” but said there was no formal procedure to stop the retired Los Angeles archbishop from attending the conclave next month.” By Tom Kington, Los Angeles Times

Outcry Grows over Mahony’s Planned Participation in Papal Conclave

There is worldwide outrage that former Los Angeles Cardinal Roger Mahony will be part of next month’s papal conclave in Rome. A poll by an influential Italian Catholic magazine found that an overwhelming majority of its readers don’t want Mahony to be part of the papal conclave to select the next pope after Pope Benedict XVI finalizes his retirement.” By CBS-TV Los Angeles

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Cardinal Dolan Deposed in Milwaukee Sex Abuse Cases Before Leaving for Rome to Help Elect Pope

Lawyers Question New York Cardinal in Milwaukee Suits

A week before Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan is set to leave New York for Rome, where his name is being floated as a candidate for pope, he was questioned in Manhattan for three hours on Wednesday behind closed doors in a legal deposition concerning the sexual abuse of children by priests.” By Laurie Goodstein, The New York Times

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