Vatican journalist recommends full disclosure of Pope's handling of abuse
Catholic World News - March 22, 2010
Reporters are digging energetically to establish a connection between Pope Benedict XVI and any priest guilty of sexual abuse, observes John Allen of the National Catholic Reporter. He recommends, therefore, that the Munich archdiocese-- and by extension the Vatican-- assemble and release all the available evidence of how the Pope handled cases involving abusive priests. The stories will eventually be told in any case, so it would be better to present the facts plainly and tell the whole story-- whatever it is-- rather than tempt reporters to dig for sensational tidbits.
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