Wisconsin Public Radio, April 8, 2010
The pope now faces a major hypocrisy test. He has been accepting resignations from bishops around the world who failed to take action against priest rapists. It is now no longer in dispute that he himself is guilty of the same criminal negligence in the Milwaukee case and in Germany when he was archbishop. He can only serve the church by resigning. If he were in charge of some secular institution he would be forced to resign and be subject to criminal prosecution. He has no moral right to hide behind Vatican walls.
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