The Rupnik Case: How is this still happening?

Stephen P. White of Catholic University reflects on the case of Marko Rupnik, SJ and asks how it is that the Church is still handling abuse cases in this way:

“With Rome willing to say as little as possible, the message conveyed is not concern for victims, nor dedication to transparency, nor an effort to restore trust, nor a determination that justice must not only be done but be seen to be done. Rather, the message delivered (undoubtedly unintended) is of resounding contempt for the intelligence of the faithful and callous disregard for the victims of clerical sexual abuse.”

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