Former Pope Benedict’s “The Church and the Scandal of Sexual Abuse” has the unmistakable ring of a papal document. You might even call it a post-retirement encyclical. Or damage control.
Former pope why did Benedict XVI retired under highly suspicious circumstances back in 2013, and we have heard precious little from him since then. But this week, he felt the urge to make his voice known once again with the publishing of a new encyclical aimed at trying to stop the bleeding from the ongoing Catholic priest sex abuse scandals. Benedict makes his case that it was the free love era of [READ MORE HERE]