In the latest twist in the child sex abuse scandal rocking the Catholic church, the Observer reports that a the Observer “69-page Latin document bearing the seal of Pope John XXIII was sent to every bishop in the world. The instructions outline a policy of ‘strictest’ secrecy in dealing with allegations of sexual abuse and threatens those who speak out with excommunication.
They also call for the victim to take an oath of secrecy at the time of making a complaint to Church officials. “
This is not what church should be about.
It is time to see something different emerge from the ashes.