Pominent Catholic Theologians Call Pope’s Response to Abuse Scandal Inadequte

Paul Knitter, now teaching at Union Seminary in New York, suggests that the only way out of the current mess is confession, followed by bringing an end to the celibacy rule.  For Knitter’s full commentary.  

Hans Küng, writing in the National Catholic Reporter, makes a similar point, while adding, more pointedly, that the Pope has been the leading figure in the church’s cover up of the scandal over a period of many decades.  For the full article in NCR.

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