BY JOAN FRAWLEY DESMOND, REGISTER CORRESPONDENT

Vatican Lawyer Jeffrey Lena Discusses the Supreme Court’s Decline of Appeal in Abuse Case

The attorney for the plaintiff noted that the Supreme Court — composed of six Catholics — ruled against the Vatican’s interests.

This was not a decision in favor of the plaintiff or against the Holy See. It was simply a determination that the time was not right to have the case heard by the Supreme Court. It is really not appropriate and indeed misleading, in my opinion, to view the actions of justices as “pro-Catholic” or “anti-Catholic” based on such decisions.

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http://www.ncregister.com/register_exclusives/defending_the_holy_see/

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