12/31/2008 10:08:11 AM

" As a bishop he was known as a protector of orphans and the widowed and a fair judge. Who could argue with that? " No one I'm sure. It is a shame that American Bishops of the 20th Century couldn't follow Egwin's example and protect the children of the church. The ugliness of clergy child abuse has just reared its ugly head yet again here in Baltimore. A parish has been devastated by a 30 year old crime because a bishop allowed a criminal to remain in ministry.


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