“Dolan Out” the Hush Money, Eminence?

Okay, first – the evidence has not yet been publicized nor the particulars of any deal then-Abp. Dolan of Milwaukee may or may not have been party to. So, not fair – yet! – to render a serious opinion.

We’ll wait. Then, see.

In the meantime, the intrigue – behind how a gentleman whose entire public persona is eerily similar to Ed McMahon’s sits at the helm of one of the most important archdioceses in the world; gets away with yukkin’ it up with the international baby murder / sodomite industries’ most important asset; and “equates” false religious errors with the Catholic Faith – remains… well, much more than merely intriguing.

Payoffs usually do not come with good grace. Whence, and by whom, cameth said funds, if indeed payoffs were made? And for what reason?( Although probably obvious, it is “fair” to see what the court disclosures indicate. )

The conciliarist-run “organizational” church-of-what’s-happenin’-now is an international secret agency, it appears, one capable of taxing the furthest limits of the imagination among the best sci-fi, crime and adventure/thriller writers of our day.

I’d truly like to be wrong about that.

From the Miulwaukee Journal Sentinel, June 29, 2013


In a major turning point in its nearly 3-year-old bankruptcy, the Archdiocese of Milwaukee on Monday is scheduled to make public thousands of pages of documents detailing the sexual abuse of minors by priests going back decades, and what church leaders did — and did not do — in response.

The records will contain parts of 42 priests’ personnel files as well as depositions of former Archbishop Timothy Dolan, now cardinal of New York; retired Archbishop Rembert Weakland; retired Bishop Richard Sklba; and now-defrocked priest Daniel Budzynski.

Most of the information, which is being released as part of an agreement in the archdiocese’s bankruptcy proceedings, has never been seen publicly.

“Needless to say, there are some terrible things described in many of the documents,” Archbishop Jerome Listecki said in his weekly letter to local Catholics in advance of the release. To those deciding to read the files, Listecki advised, “prepare to be shocked.”

According to interviews and court records, the documents are expected to include: details about how church officials shuttled abusive priests from one parish or school to the next without divulging their histories; correspondence between the archdiocese and the Vatican, which has the final word on defrocking priests; evidence that the archdiocese under Dolan paid some priests to accept that decision without protest; and graphic accounts of sexual assault of young people.

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2 comments on ““Dolan Out” the Hush Money, Eminence?

  1. And yes, some reasonable amount of damage award for GENUINE pain and suffering could have a reasonable basis, in a certain, limited number of cases.

    However, since I’ve seen payouts flowing out like the Niagara from Church coffers in six and seven-figure amounts per individual, the predictable demands from plaintiffs’ lawyers should long ago have become a HUGE issue for bishops – but it never happened.

    Why is that?

  2. When they (such as Dolan)were waiting for the Vatican to laicize priests, did they suspend the abuser priests from working as priests and/or move them to a monastery to keep them away from the young?

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