I was raised Roman Catholic -- a product of Catholic school education through Grades 1-12, taught by the nuns, Sisters of Mercy. I regret that in the past I never understood their real value. I do now.
Time limits for the criminal prosecution of sexual abuse is pro-abuser, not pro-victim. Sexual assault victims don't get to forget. Neither should the sick, twisted members of our society who harmed them.
The Vatican -- not a local parish, or a local papal leader, but the Vatican itself -- stands accused of halting an investigation into a Wisconsin priest believed to have molested 200 deaf boys over a 20-year period.