Tuesday, June 17

Mug shot. Police report. Courtesy of the Smoking Gun, natch.

Christianity Today has details and links regarding Norma McCorvey's motion to have Roe annulled as well lots of links to stories marking the 300th anniversary of John Wesley's birth, which is today.

More on Pryor, this time on the tough question of when he scheduled his trip to Disney World

Michael invites us to think about Harry Potter, the bishops, magic, and secrecy.

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.

The latest from AZ

According to Maricopa County Superior Court records, O'Brien did not contact police about the accident after a fellow priest informed him Sunday night that detectives were looking for him and the vehicle. On Monday morning, the bishop made phone inquiries about replacing his damaged windshield before police confronted him.When first questioned, O'Brien told officers he was driving the car Saturday and thought he hit a dog or cat or someone threw a rock at his car, according to court records.

...At an initial appearance Monday evening, bail was set at $45,000. O'Brien posted bond and was released. Hewas ordered to turn in his passport and was banned from leaving the state pending a June 25 arraignment. A judge denied his request to attend the U.S. Conference of Bishops this week in St. Louis.


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