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Italian journalist sees pressure on Cardinal Sodano

May 20, 2010

Vatican-watcher Sandro Magister of L'Espresso observes three different approaches to the sex-abuse scandal. While Pope Benedict looks to eliminate the spiritual corruption that has been exposed, some cardinals-- notably Cardinals Schönborn of Vienna and O'Malley of Boston-- have questioned Vatican administrators, and particularly the former Secretary of State, Cardinal Angelo Sodano. Meanwhile the Jesuit journal Civilta Cattolica has cast a critical eye on psychologists who advised bishops about handling abusive priests.


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  • Posted by: Steve214 - May. 20, 2010 7:01 PM ET USA

    Terrific article.