- The Catholic Thing - https://www.thecatholicthing.org -

Should lay people investigate cardinals?

When Philip Nielsen set out as a concerned Catholic layman to respond to what he saw as a lack of transparency in Church governance, he knew he could expect opposition [1]. Indeed, he has faced plenty since word got out that he was organizing Better Church Governance, a group that plans to investigate the Church’s cardinals and publish its findings in what it calls the Red Hat Report.