St. Joseph Cathedral, Wheeling, WV (Photo by Michael Iafrate)

“Lay Involvement” in Church Investigation Does Not Guarantee Truth or Transparency

But the laypeople of “unimportant” diocese have the ability to influence the entire U.S. Catholic Church on accountability

Michael J. Iafrate is a theologian, songwriter, and activist from West Virginia and currently serves as Co-Coordinator of the Catholic Committee of Appalachia.

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