The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on Humans Are Free
Have you ever asked yourself why it has been decades now since the Catholic church has had any high-profile sex scandals involving pedophile priests?
Apparently, it’s because they’re doing their best to keep it quiet, at least until now.
According to FoxNews,
“Pope Francis acknowledged Saturday that the Vatican has a 2,000-case backlog in processing clerical sex abuse cases and says criticism of the slow pace was justified. But he says more staff are being added and insists the Vatican is ‘on the right path.’”
For the Catholic Church, arguably the largest religious organization on the planet, to know about 2,000 cases of alleged pedophilia in its ranks, and to be doing nothing about it, may be as egregious as the heinous acts themselves.
The renewed pressure on the Catholic Church, and specifically the Vatican, stemspost was originally published on this site