Breaking News: Authorities Raid Offices of Galveston-Houston Catholic Archdiocese


November 28, 2018

By William D. Lindsey

A significant footnote to what I posted earlier today about how Catholic pastoral leaders have moved beyond the point of no return with the abuse horror show: this morning, criminal authorities are raiding the offices of the Catholic diocese of Galveston-Houston. According to news reports, they are looking for the secret archives that canon law mandates dioceses keep regarding abuse allegations.

This is a highly significant story because this is the diocese of Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, current president of the U.S. Catholic Bishops’ Conference. As the news report at the head of the posting states, this is also unprecedented action in the U.S.

Point of no return, indeed.

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