For 40 years, we?ve heard this time of apostasy incessantly described as an “Age of Renewal”; even now, with the sexual abuse crisis providing undeniable evidence of something tragically wrong, it is

For 40 years, we-ve heard this time of apostasy incessantly described as an “Age of Renewal”; even now, with the sexual abuse crisis providing undeniable evidence of something tragically wrong, it is utterly remarkable that we have no single specimen of an episcopal utterance sounding the clarion call rallying the faithful, alerting the Church to the danger. Nothing. The shepherds have contented themselves with saying, “A couple of wolves got a few sheep. It was too bad. Should-na happened. But we-re on a learning curve now. We have been enlightened, so we-re appointing a National Review Board.”