Dressed-up Papal summit won't resolve child abuse scandal

Dressed-up Papal summit won't resolve child abuse scandal

Leopards do not change their spots, and the cultivation of centuries of secrecy will not be wiped out by a bit of chat in Rome

What a public display of power by the Catholic Church in its own state, the Vatican City. A four-day Papal summit to discuss child abuse, with all 190 bishops and cardinals summoned to the Pope’s quarters in Rome, in full regalia. So shameful an occasion is this that the Church is dressing it up into a kind of empowering rally, complete with cameras to record prayer and apology alike.

It’s a shocking PR stunt for...

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