The Right Coast

Editor: Thomas A. Smith
University of San Diego
School of Law

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Pope Francis Has Mobilized The Papacy's Power Against Justice

Pope Francis administered a stunning and humiliating shock to the bishops of the Catholic Church in the United States last week. The American bishops had gathered in Baltimore to discuss a pair of measures to deal with the continuing crisis over clerical sexual abuses in this country.


This is actually a scandal.

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The writer's grasp of history is a bit shaky. Anyway, the outside world - as represented by me - just rolls its eyes and asks "What did you expect?"

Posted by: dearieme | Nov 21, 2018 10:45:01 AM

I think there was someone who identified the basic problem about 500 years ago. A German, I believe.

Posted by: Paul Mapes | Nov 21, 2018 12:22:50 PM