When it comes to Pope Francis’ attempts to cultivate an image as a pope who has zero tolerance for, and understands and sympathizes with victims of clerical sexual abuse, the latest revelation regarding the pope’s denial of knowledge regarding the allegations of cover-up against Bishop Barros ensures that the bloom is fading from the rose:
Sad. But, good. And yes, it is good to see some vindication for victims who were so cruelly demeaned by none other than the Pope himself.
Keep the victims in your prayers.
Enough for now,