“It is all but certain that the bishops and the major religious orders, if they move on the (sexual abuse) crisis at all, will reflexively cede their prerogatives to the ?experts.

“It is all but certain that the bishops and the major religious orders, if they move on the (sexual abuse) crisis at all, will reflexively cede their prerogatives to the -experts.- But, as in every critical moment in the Church-s history, what is wanting is not expertise, but courage. Viriliter agite, my lord bishops: play the man, and please prove me wrong.”