Saturday, 2 September 2006

Testing our capacity for fairness and justice.

From The Jackson Sun in the USA:
The sudden resignation of Father Richard Mickey of St. Mary's Catholic Church has kicked up fresh discussion locally of the sexual abuse charges still pending against him. While Father Mickey has left our community, the issues his situation has raised remain with us.
Thinking rightly about this issue is deeply challenging. It requires people to hold in tension important facts and moral principles. It also requires the capacity to reason rather than to be carried away by emotions. It tests our capacity for fairness and justice...

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