Tuesday, June 21, 2016


Posted by Chuck White

Cardinal Hans Hermann Groër of Vienna.
A Cardinal Archbishop is accused of sexual molestation by former students at an all-male Catholic high school. He vehemently denied the accusations, calling them "defamatory and destructive". Powerful churchmen in the Vatican support the Cardinal. More allegations arise. Even the Pope is in denial. A Vatican investigation ensues, but it is slowed to a crawl by highly ranked members of the Curia. The Cardinal is eventually stripped of his duties and is exiled.  The Church undertakes a meaningful outreach to the victims only after many years have passed, and the Cardinal never does issue a real apology.  Is it a case like ours? Read more.

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