Ed's talk: Jan 19, 2011

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Vatican Warned Irish Bishops Not To Report Abuse

The Monkey's so-called "refutatio­n" of the letter in question, as far as I can see is on the basis of the question of legal jurisdicti­on and, in fact, the Vatican is its own country in a legal sense.

But Ireland and other countries are not the Vatican and have the right to have criminal allegation­s, such as child molestatio­n, reported to and handled by their own civil authoritie­s and empathical­ly not by the Vatican which, in any case, has a long history of sweeping these alleged activities under the carpet!

So the headline still stands in my opinion, despite the attempts by the Church and the Monkey to say otherwise.
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