The notion that the Vatican could attack today’s nuns, who minister to the sick and poor around the world and who defend social justice when it needs to be defended, is a shame. The nuns apparently do not sufficiently ride the Vatican’s hobbyhorses of anti-gay bias and opposition to choice. Who are these old men to admonish the best the church has to offer? It is indeed a shame, and a sin.
I know well the sins of the church. My brother was sexually molested in a Christian Brothers’ school in Washington, D.C., and for years told no one. He was only one of many boys molested in that school by one of the brothers… (Read more)