“For any who set out to claim that I or the Church have had no effective part in the love and protection of children, is simply evil, wrong, immoral, and seemingly focused on their own self-aggrandizement. God only knows their personal reasons and agenda. We are still called to love them. And God will surely address them in due time.”
– Archbishop John J. Myers of Newark, N.J., in a letter to priests in his archdiocese, defending himself against charges that he protected known abusive priests.