Tuesday, June 17, 2003

Keating's parting shots

Even as he resigned as head of a panel keeping tabs on the U.S. Roman Catholic hierarchy's sex abuse reforms, former Oklahoma Gov. Frank Keating had defiant parting shots for some bishops. "To resist grand jury subpoenas, to suppress the names of offending clerics, to deny, to obfuscate, to explain away; that is the model of a criminal organization, not my church," Keating, a former FBI agent and federal prosecutor, said Monday.