“If anyone brought a priest-pederast to the young Cardinal Spellman, one thing is certain: the offender would not merely have been sent off for psychological counseling.

“If anyone brought a priest-pederast to the young Cardinal Spellman, one thing is certain: the offender would not merely have been sent off for psychological counseling. The idea that the US bishops could conclude a conference on sex scandals without proclaiming unabashedly that homosexual behavior is disorders and sinful, always and everywhere, shows how the times have changed.”