You know, when the Pope holds its
Christmas vigil mass — or is it Easter Sunday? — figured it out, it’s the New Year’s Day Mass and he greets everyone in god knows how many languages, and local media is only too happy to broadcast a two-, three-second clip of his Tagalog? Well, the online websites of PDI, GMA News and ABS-CBN are not as enthusiastic about including, at the least, a syndicated report on Vatican’s sex abuse cover-up. (Updated, March 27: GMA News published Sex abuse scandal in US, Italy taints papacy after I posted this entry. Thanks Jaemark!)
I hope we don’t find this normal and a non-issue. If this were a non-religious organization, criminal charges would have been filed NOW, if not, long ago.
Alas, I’m afraid this would be the case:
By Mary Ann Sorrentino
I’ve had my own run-ins with Rome. And I doubt the latest revelations will take down Benedict XVI