A radical proposal for confronting the Catholic sex abuse

Religion News Service | 3/26/2019 | Staff
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“This is a book that can raise quite a stir. And I hope it will.”

The most serious sex abuse crisis in Catholic history demands the most serious and far-reaching response. Adam DeVille’s Everything Hidden Shall Be Revealed is a contribution to that response. Its proposed changes would revolutionize Catholic structures from the parish to the papacy. Unlike other revolutions, however, this one is anchored with great care in both history and theology, including that of the various Eastern Churches.

DeVille - Explanations - Abuse - Cover-up - Clericalism

DeVille shows that the current mono-causal explanations of abuse and cover-up (either “clericalism” or “homosexuality”) both overlook the structural issues of governance. The current centralized structures,...
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