Looks like bishops won’t address the heart of the problem
A reader writes:
They just voted “no” on Bruskewitz’s amendment to make sure that the committee set up to study why abuse happens takes into account dissent and homosexuality.
They won’t even study the issue!!!
As I feared. They prefer a bandaid. My suspicion is they will settle on some draconian zero tolerance sloganeering with various chicken-hearted refusals to deal with the tough cases that fall in the cracks and are not truly abuse, which they can then send to Rome and which Rome will (with justification) reject as more secular thinking and abandonment of responsibility. Then they can blame Rome for tying their hands. My disgust is beginning to mount. God, please don’t let these men fail us yet again. I hope I’m wrong.