18th June 2012

“[The sex abuse scandal] is the largest crisis the Catholic Church has faced since the French Revolution, and in a way you could say it is even worse. In those days, the church was a victim of the crisis. Now she has caused the crisis herself.”

Professor Peter Nissen

6 Responses to “18th June 2012”

  1. The Heretic Says:

    The Catholic church has never been a victim of anything except itself.

  2. jhm Says:

    One might point out that by promoting the divine right of kings and upholding the stability of the feudal systems which supported the prerogatives of the church, they were far from ‘victims’ of the various post enlightenment revolutions.

  3. archaeopteryx Says:

    In the roman catholic church’s dealings with others, I usually apply the term victim to the others.

  4. TIGERLILY Says:

    The catholic church as victim ???
    Please give the evidence in support of this incredible assertion.

  5. Sinjin Smythe Says:

    Religion is poison!

  6. Sinjin Smythe Says:

    Need a laugh?

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