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← Scapegoat for Catholic evils?

agoodman's Avatar Jump to comment 10 by agoodman

Well, two things. First the obvious, Comment 6 seem well put to me as well. Good job moving the conversation from systems to individuals.

Second, I think that this posting by R.D. is an important one. We -should- be watching to make sure we are getting justice not revenge or scapegoating. We are supposed to be the rational ones here. Now in this specific case (which is all you should look at when an individual is prosecuted under the law), we have a person who is being convicted of covering up a single case (from the article: "conviction on a single count of child endangerment") getting near the maximum sentence. That sounds like justice. The followup to that is that I don't know why he wasn't convicted on the other coverups and why others are not also being convicted. Now we need to make sure this doesn't let the RCC "off the hook."

Wed, 25 Jul 2012 15:28:37 UTC | #950060