Quote of the Day

A Catholic observation on the concept of “attacks on the church” as it relates to the recent sex abuse scandals:

“One thing I have noticed in the reactions to the media from much of the hierarchy and commentators is that media criticism of the church is often labeled an “attack on the church.” The rape of children, on the other hand, is never considered an “attack on the church” or named that way. ‘The Church’ is primarily made up of adults, and further, it is often equated with the hierarchy.”