It's the Battle of the Titans now that the LA sex abuse records have been released. Which archdiocese will win the World Series of Clerical Pedophilia? Is there a church in Rome in store for Cardinal Mahony?
Study Reveals Vast Scope of Priest Abuse
Los Angeles Times, October 13, 2005
Clerics accused of molestation worked in three-fourths of the 288 parishes in the L.A. Archdiocese, a Times analysis finds.
The clergy sexual abuse scandal reached far more broadly across the Los Angeles Archdiocese — and put far more children at risk — than has previously been known, according to a Times study that examined the records of hundreds of accused priests.
Although the sexual abuse scandal has been the subject of more than 560 court claims and a report by the archdiocese, basic information on the dimensions of the problem have remained sketchy. The Times analysis is the first to quantify the breadth of the scandal in the archdiocese... [click here for more]
There is an inverse relationship between the size of the host to be consecrated and the orthodoxy of the priest holding it....
Posted October 14, 2005
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