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  • jquinones8812_854

    March 25, 2010 at 3:43 am

    As someone who went to catholic school much of early life (and no, I was not abused), I think this is now becoming a Catholic problem.

    I am not anti-Catholic at all. I respect the Church. But that said, they have been less worried about the potential abuses of their subjects than the reputation of the Church. Once any institution does that, a disaster is waiting to happen. Once Pope John Paul II had apologized for the American abuses, I thought they would reform…guess not.

    I am not saying that this is totally unique to Catholics. But unlike other major religions, the Catholic church is a worldwide institution. Muslims, Hindus, Jews…they have no such thing. Religions that are unstratified may have problems…but it doesnt appear systematic. But the Catholic Church is one of the largest institutions in the world…and as such, has a higher bar to meet.