The moral authority of the Roman Catholic hierarchy is at its lowest ebb since the Inquisition. In the United States, the once-influential bishops have willingly transformed themselves into a mascot-lobby for the Republican right.Mr. Dolan is formerly of Milwaukee.
Timothy Dolan's job is to put the best face on the reactionary hierarchy's slow motion act of self-destruction.
November 22, 2010
Observes James Carroll: