The child abuse crisis and the Church hierarchy's homophobia, misogyny, and fixation on policing sexuality are intertwining, often-overlapping aspects of the broader sexual dysfunction that cripples the Church.
Magnolia proposes that factually accurate and authentically remorseful confession is a prerequisite for relational healing. Those who confess in this way have the possibility (however slight) of reconciliation.
Law enforcement across the globe must stop coddling alleged criminals and enabling a Vatican cover-up. The Pope's kangaroo investigative committees ought to be dismantled immediately and the police should handle the possible crimes.