Tuesday, April 13, 2010

The first response to priests' sex abuse – Chicago Tribune

A lot of what goes on in the Catholic church, or any church, is mostly the business of its leaders and its faithful. If the church doesn't want to allow priests to marry, or if it chooses to refuse communion to advocates of abortion rights, people outside the fold really have no right to interfere. But sexual abuse of children by priests is not a matter of sin or heresy. It's a crime. And yesterday -- finally -- the Vatican agreed it should be treated that way. Read more - Chicago Tribune ------- Photos 

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