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  1. Ex-Catholics and many whostayed were nuseated not only by the rapes perpetrated by Catholic priests but also by the complicity and cover-ups, sometimes grossly immoral and irresponsible, perpetrated by almost every bishop in the United States. Those bishops are still running the show. That’s disgusting.

    And those bishops continue to pretend that the scandal was all about bad priests, rather than bad bishops.

  2. In a long life I’ve lived in 5 different dioceses and met very many priests, most admirable. But the most grievous fault I’ve observed in some, including at least one bishop, is injustice/arrogance — appalling injustice — expressed in falsehoods, insults, and other bad behavior.