Monday 11 December 2017

Holy shows

• It is outrageous that the Catholic Church uses its Eucharistic Congress as an apologetic forum for clerical child abuse.

The centrepiece of what is supposed to be a religious celebration has been turned into another golden opportunity for a discredited Catholic Church to protect its own esteem in the eyes of the public at large.

Clearly, other churches are nervous of the Catholic Church -- with its ongoing and seemingly never-ending child abuse scandals -- some of whom have decided not to participate in the congress or even attend in some cases.

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