What do you mean, “crisis”? We have (at least) three.
And they will likely need distinct responses.
One of the difficult things about discussing the clergy abuse “crisis” is the way we frame it. It seems to me that right now what the Catholic Church faces is not one crisis, but three. Certainly they overlap, but they are also distinct. And they will likely need distinct responses.
1. Abuse of minors.
This crisis is the most jarring. But it’s also the mo…