“Battered by the resignation Wednesday of one of their own, U.

“Battered by the resignation Wednesday of one of their own, U.S. Catholic bishops were gathering for their annual meeting not amid the calm they had hoped for, but under renewed scrutiny of their moral authority. The resignation of Bishop Thomas O’Brien of Phoenix, charged in a fatal hit-and-run accident and tainted by a sex-abuse coverup scandal, came just two days after another stunning resignation.”