He must be the only one. Even among practicing Catholics — in the Western world, at least — nobody who is in possession of his or her senses is ever surprised when charges and evidence come up of priests sexually molesting children, and nobody is surprised when it comes out that the Church was protecting such monsters, shuffling them around and keeping everything hushed up. In fact, the German bishop’s being surprised is either an act or a sign of utter naiveté.
(Link via Mike Armstrong’s post on Facebook, which I won’t link since it’s Facebook.)
And now, to cheer you up:
(Via Jack Illingworth’s Facebook feed.)