Pennsylvania grand jury’s Catholic sex abuse report gets a factcheck…

Posted January 12, 2019 4:12 pm by Editor

Pennsylvania grand jury’s Catholic sex abuse report gets a factcheck…

The 2018 Pennsylvania grand jury report on Catholic clergy sex abuse didn’t get the thorough scrutiny it deserved, and both readers and reporters have been too accepting of the “sensational charges” it made, says veteran Catholic journalist Peter Steinfels. In a lengthy essay published this week by Commonweal, Steinfels argued that many of the report’s charges are “grossly misleading…

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