Priest Says Pope Is 'Not Being Truthful' About Sex Abuse Cases

A defiant Massachusetts priest today accused Pope Benedict XVI of lying about his role in what the priest said was a cover up of "systemic" child abuse by Catholic priests. The Rev. James Scahill of St. Michael's Parish in East Longmeadow made his comments one day after he took to the pulpit during Sunday mass and called for the pope to resign. "I think there has been a cover-up, knowingly, to protect the image of the institution and the image of priesthood, even at the expense of children,"...Full Story
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