Letter to the Editor: Settlements Do Not Equate To Accountability & Transparency

Author: Paul Cromidas
Date Published: 12/20/2008
Publication: The National Herald

To the Editor,

Thanks to Dan Ziagos for his courageous letter, published in The National Herald’s November 8 edition. He accurately labeled much of the Archdiocese’s press release about the Katinas settlement as untruthful. But your editorial about the settlement must be questioned.

The press release was untruthful in several respects, perhaps the most egregious being the assertion that ”The Archdiocese and Holy Trinity Church (in Dallas) had no knowledge of Mr. Katinas’ wrongdoing prior to a complaint made to the Archdiocesan Chancellor’s Office in late 2005