Sex-abuse scandal points to deeper crisis, says Irish archbishop
CWN - November 22, 2010
The sex-abuse scandal is evidence is a “much deeper crisis” in the Irish Church, said Dublin’s Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.
Speaking at a Mass that marked the 30th anniversary of the death of Frank Duff, the lay founder of the Legion of Mary, Archbishop Martin said that too many Catholics have mistakenly accepted “a more secularized vision of their life.” The problem has been aggravated, he said, by “a certain sense of arrogance and power-seeking” in Church leadership.
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