So apparently the Chicago Archdiocese paid out just shy of $16 million in 2008 to sex abuse victims. This whole sordid affair will take decades to recover from -- mostly because the people who should be at the forefront of bringing the Church in America through this, the bishops, have been the biggest offenders.
People say that the road to Hell is paved with good intentions. Chesterton had it right: "That is precisely what it is not paved with."
As St. John Chrysostom said, it is paved with the skulls of bishops.
Ruders - Our dog died a few days ago. He was hit by a car. The suddeness of it all, having a pet one minute and being gone the next, has been really difficult (but ...
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