Jesuit expert calls Benedict 'great reformer' on sex abuse

A little surprised to find this at National Catholic Reporter…but a good read. Not sure if it has already been posted somewhere else.

ROME One difficulty in assessing the legacy of Pope Benedict XVI on the sexual abuse crisis is that the people making the assessments tend to know more about one end of the equation than the other. That is, they’re either papal observers struggling to make sense of the scandals, or people on the front lines of the scandals trying to understand the pope.
A rare figure with deep expertise in both is Jesuit Fr. Hans Zollner, the academic vice-rector of the Jesuit-run Gregorian University in Rome and head of its Institute of Psychology.

Nice to read for a change, thanks!

I didn’t see this. Thanks for posting.

John Allen’s always good, although many here are paranoid about him since he writes for NCR.


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