A five-year study by the John Jay College of Criminal Justice was just released and it has all kinds of insights into the patters of priests who abused minors.
It gets into the psychological profiles that could be known, the percentage of what sorts of men did commit atrocities against minors and what percentage of those sorts did not. I’ll not get too deep into its particulars, leaving that... More
I find myself frustrated by the press coverage of the John Jay report on the Church scandals even before the report itself is released later today. The New York Times write-up characterizes it of the “blame Woodstock” school.
Understanding that the scandals festered in a sexually permissive relativistic culture isn’t assigning blame, it’s getting at facts and admitting we have a problem w... More