February 25, 2005

Diocese still hasnít learned


The way the Catholic diocese of Paterson has handled the latest issue involving one of its priests is yet another example of the churchís failure to be candid with its followers.

About 360,000 Roman Catholics make up the Paterson Diocese, encompassing three counties and numerous towns.

These Catholics have legitimate concerns and they should not have to learn about important church issues from the newspapers.

Yet that is what happened in the matter involving the Rev. Phillip Briganti.

Many of the Catholics in Morris County ask a rhetorical question: Why does the Paterson Diocese have to be so secretive?

Posted by kshaw at February 25, 2005 06:22 PM