Posted on March 22, 2010 at 8:30pm
The Pope’s letter on child sexual abuse holds lessons for civic society. What he writes to Catholics about religion is a matter between him and them. But the Catholic church also operates within civic society, acts as a quasi-State at the United Nations, and sends ambassadors to real States. And the Pope’s letter includes assertions about secular society that are factually wrong.
Having read the full letter, the following seems clear:
1. The Pope’s main priority is to… Continue