Cornwall Ontario – One would think that the Catholic Church, after the scandals and issues that they’ve been dealing with, especially in Cornwall Ontario, wouldn’t try and block the light, especially at a high profile meeting of The Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops that is taking place, but a report has come out that essentially shows a muzzling of the media including a two page accreditation hurdle that actually attempts to control what media would ask this September?
Not only is the Church asking for the subjects and questions covered in advance, but is stating that staff and clergy cannot be approached, even during breaks.
While meetings are closed, the prohibitions against attending media of the event which is expected to draw over 90 Bishops has essentially muzzled media which has drawn protest from the Quebec Association of Professional Journalists.
Kim Walsh, Cornwall area Chancellor has not sent CFN a release for the event nor a invite. It’s the largest newspaper in Cornwall with over 1 million human pageviews monthly.
What do you think dear CFN viewers? Is there any reason to justify such anti Democratic behavior and after all of the church scandals keep such secrecy?
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