The learning curve, cont.
By Diogenes (articles ) | Apr 15, 2003
Boston's archdiocesan newspaper, the Pilot, is singing that old song again. In an editorial comment on the Pulitzer Prize awarded to the Boston Globe for its coverage of the sex-abuse scandal, the Pilot points out some of the issues that the Globe did not cover. Among them is this familiar gem:
The bishops' understanding of and response to the problem evolved over time, very much in the same way society as a whole came to understand the issue.
What is it that "society as a whole" did not understand until the last few years? That children should be protected from rapists? That criminal activity should be prosecuted? Or that bishops sometimes lie?
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