“While we don’t deny the gravity (of child sex abuse), someone is trying to take advantage” of the U.N. committee procedure
The testimony came during the trial of Monsignor William Lynn, former secretary of the clergy, who is charged with child
The loudest voices were poised last week when researchers from the John Jay College of Criminal Justice finally released their much anticipated investigation examining the causes and context of clergy sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Church .
Exactly what happened between the hard-line, no compromise former face of the pro-life movement and his female victim during the admitted "lapses of chastity" remain unknown.
As the Catholic blogosphere exploded with theories and accusations against the priest, Euteneuer broke the official silence with an admission of moral failing during his performance of an exorcism.
You have said church authorities did not act quickly or decisively in dealing with complaints. This is entirely dishonest. In fact authorities acted extremely quickly and decisively, but in protection of priests and the church, not of children.
This is not just a story about individual priests and instances of malfeasance; it is a focused and concerted argument against a host of precepts and behaviors and theological positions fundamental to the Roman Catholic Church.
When the President talks about "Hollywood," he doesn't mean the thousands of dedicated people who work in Los Angeles. Of course he doesn't. He means the Jews.