Abuse Summit Empty Repetition?
Caine Stadler, Cape Town – Watching highlights from the Vatican summit on abuse, I cannot see how SACBC head Bishop Sithembele Sipuka can make the sweeping statement that the summit “will be a turning point in the life of the Church.”
It has taken almost 20 years since the Boston abuse scandal first broke to come up with nothing new, the same old “we are going to fix things” and “zero-tolerance”.
This is regurgitated drivel and will continue to divide the Catholic Church until real responsibility is taken by the leadership who have covered up the many scandals, and by their silence continue to do so.
How many Church leaders have been prosecuted for the cover-up of abuse in South Africa?
They cannot receive mercy until they come clean. They haven’t fooled me. Not good enough. Epic failure.