What a mind-bender: the faithful being persecuted by a priest. You can’t make this stuff up. This is what happens when bishops fail to rein in dissent priests.
Is there a bishop in this country who will stand up and fight this?
Is the shutting down of the world’s #1 source for pro-life news consistent with the CCCB’s new commitment to pro-life issues?
Quebec priest sues LifeSiteNews.com for defamationFather Raymond Gravel’s lawsuit could shut down websiteTuesday, 15 February 2011 18:03By Deborah Gyapong
Canadian Catholic News
OTTAWA (CCN)–Father Raymond Gravel, a Quebec Catholic priest who served as a Bloc Quebecois MP from 2006-8, is suing LifeSiteNews.com (LSN) for defamation.
“We’ve been online since 1997, but this could indeed shut us down,” said LSN editor John-Henry Westen.
Father Gravel, who is incardinated in the Diocese of Joliette, is seeking $300,000 for the attack on his reputation and consequent pain and suffering, and another $200,000 in punitive damages for what he calls a voluntary, intentional and malicious attack.
Read the rest of the article here, if you can stomach it.