A Real Long Lent
The late Father Richard Neuhaus described the sexual abuse crisis as the “Long Lent of 2002”.
Still waiting for Easter.
The seemingly never ending stories continue apace. I guess I was naive enough to think that there were some lessons learned. If there were lessons learned they were the wrong lessons. I was not naive enough to think that coverups and other forms of hiding such problems would go away. I just did not believe that the scale of this would seem to remain the same.
Lay woman’s saga illustrates clerical sexual abuse of adults illustrates that moving an abusive priest to a