Religion & Values


Penn State and the faith community

by Carla Hinton Published: November 16, 2011

It seems that the Penn State sex abuse scandal is what everyone is talking about these days.

You almost can’t escape it … everyday there are unfortunately new bits of information that come out about the alleged cover up of alleged sex crimes by a former assistant football coach at the university.

It seems the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, which had its fall meeting earlier this week in Baltimore, briefly discussed the Penn State debacle.

USA Today’s Faith & Reason blog reported Archbishop Timothy Dolan’s  remarks about the issue in a recent blog post.

Read what he had to say  by following this link to the posting: USA Today Faith & Reason blog: “Bishops offer Penn State Help to Prevent Abuse.”   

Look for a related story in The Oklahoman’s Life section soon.

Also, the Washington Post’s On Faith blog also has some interesting postings on the subject of Penn State: Washington Post’s On Faith: “A Priests View of Penn State.”

Carla Hinton

Religion Editor

by Carla Hinton
Religion Editor
Carla Hinton, an Oklahoma City native, joined The Oklahoman in 1986 as a National Society of Newspaper Editors minority intern. She began reporting full-time for The Oklahoman two years later and has served as a beat writer covering a wide...
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