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Letters to the Editor: March 14, 2012

No apology is needed for this CatholicRegarding the letter in the Feb. 29 edition from deacon John Hynes (Apologize or paper goes in the bird cage): I feel the Northeast Times has always presented both sides of current issues in a fair manner. Your editorial about the late Cardinal Bevilacqua did not offend me.It is time for Catholics to open their eyes. The church has hid the truth on many moral and financial facts. What I see going on now within the church is heartbreaking.The officials who were responsible for withholding information about the sexual abuse should step forward. Monsignor William Lynn is being used as a scapegoat. He did what he was told to do. Most scandals do have a scapegoat — history has taught us that.As for the ongoing trial, it seems the judge and district attorney all have higher political ambitions.I will continue to read and value the opinions presented in the Northeast Times. We are all capable of drawing our own decisions.The deacon does not speak for this Catholic. His threat of a financial backlash for the editorial is sad. This world has seen enough bias, discrimination and hate. Let the truth speak for itself. Let God be the final judge. Thank you for having the courage to place the editorial in your paper.Lynda GeorgeOxford Circle


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Letters to the Editor: February 29, 2012

Fattah should seek assistance for all groups


Editorial: Postpone the primary

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Letters to the Editor: February 22, 2012

How dare Michelle push for healthy kids!


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Letters to the Editor: February 15, 2012

The Catholic Church should accept the facts of real life


Letters to the Editor: February 8, 2012

Licenses and Inspections is not doing its job