We all know that, since their June 2002 meeting in Dallas, the US bishops have been in the forefront of the battle to protect children from molestation.
We know that, because they've told us so. Repeatedly.
So isn't it odd that, in a year-end survey of legal developments on the child-abuse front, a legal scholar doesn't mention the bishops' positive contributions?
Oh, don't worry. The bishops' approach draws plenty of mention. Just not positive mention.
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