World’s smallest violin for Imesch

World’s smallest violin for Imesch

Bishop Joseph Imesch of Joliet, Illinois, has said he was “deeply hurt” by a sex abuse victim/journalist’s assertion that the diocese can’t move on while he remains bishop. Pardon me if I don’t shed any tears for him.

To refresh your memory of Bishop Imesch’s attitude toward priestly sex abuse and the Scandal, here are some excerpts from previous depositions:

Attorney Bello: What do you feel, or do you know, is the penalty for violation of these celibacy [rules]?

Bishop Imesch: Eternal hellfire. I—you know, what’s the penalty? Put in that I laughed.

Attorney Bello: At the question or the answer?

Or you could go to the web site of Roman Catholic Faithful and enter “Imesch” as a search term.

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Domenico Bettinelli