The Official Roman Catholic Policy of Obstruction of Justice

I’ve already written about Rome’s Institutionally Sanctioned Lying. An institution as old as the Roman Church has obviously, over the centuries, adopted policies to deal with the reporting of sexual scandals in its ranks. It has learned how to lie about them: [One abuse victim] was particularly angered by the use by Church authorities of …

Rome’s Institutionally Sanctioned Lying

I’ve used the “L” word with respect to Roman Catholics, on more than one occasion. And generally speaking, these charges have been dismissed as baseless or uncharitable.    In our day, the history of that institution has been largely forgotten, or whitewashed. But the casuistry (argumentation that is specious or excessively subtle and intended to …