I'd like to see us someday reach the point where arch/diocesan staffers learn to avoid speculating (at least in public) on canonical matters. These well-intentioned people rarely know anything about canon law, yet they frequently say things that muddy the waters for the rest of us, or are simply wrong. The recent comments on the Donna Quinn case made by Collen Dolan, press secretary to Chicago's Cdl. George, are a good example.Read why here.
Wednesday, November 04, 2009
Dr Edward Peters: Memo to press secretaries for prelates: Don't assume, Ask.
Dr Peters writes: