RCF.org has tons of background on this issue. Arlingtonians come down on both sides – some supporting Fr. Haley and castigating the Bishop, some saying Fr. Haley is a disobedient snitch. Fr. Haley will be tried in ecclesiastical court next week at St. Charles Borromeo Seminary.
A Catholic priest who exposed the sexual misdeeds of fellow clergy at three parishes in the Diocese of Arlington is being prosecuted by his own bishop on five ecclesiastical charges.
The Rev. James R. Haley, an Arlington priest, will appear before a church tribunal to answer charges brought against him by the Most Rev. Paul S. Loverde, bishop of Arlington. Presiding as judge will be the Most Rev. Thomas G. Doran, bishop of Rockford, Ill.