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Virginia bishop announces Mass of atonement for abuse victims

August 21, 2018

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  • Posted by: dover beachcomber - Aug. 21, 2018 4:24 PM ET USA

    A good and sincere gesture, but little more. It was the bishops and their top-tier advisors and staff who allowed these largely homosexual predations to go on. It is they who need a Mass of Atonement (or a year of them). Not the laity.