Lack of bishops’ consensus, concerns over cost behind Pope apology decision: Archbishop

Published in on April 26, 2018

Joe Gunn, who worked for the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops from 1994 to 2005, said if the bishops had “put forward a strong and united invitation to the Pope” the outcome could have been different.

Gunn, who is now executive director of Citizens for Public Justice, said he believes financial concerns are playing a large role in the debate among bishops.