Kotsko on the Abuse Scandal

I think Adam Kotsko says this better than I did, which was all I did want to say last night:

I think everyone can subscribe to the sentence, “The abuse of children by priests was terrible, and the bishops were wrong to cover it up and transfer known abusers.” If you’re at all inclined to follow this up with a sentence beginning with “but,” however, or if you find yourself thinking that people who follow it up with “but” have a point, I think you might need to go to confession.

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  1. [...] this point: (1) Institute a policy of no tolerance for the sexual abuse of minors by priests, and apologize unambiguously and make amends for what’s gone on up to now. (2) Advocate greater tolerance for minority [...]

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