Letter From Paul Cromidas To The National Herald

Author: Paul Cromidas
Date Published: 08/13/2008
Publication: Pokrov

To: The National Herald – English Edition
Date: August 6, 2008

Dear Editor,
Your editorial of July 19 was right to criticize Archbishop Demetrios for failing to mention one word about the sexual abuse scandals in our Church during his long speech at the Clergy-Laity Congress. As you wrote: “Had he dealt with it in a forthright manner, he would have gained much more credibility than all his other words combined.” Unfortunately, he seems incapable of doing so. His failure was, indeed , “