The commentariat there is unconvinced.
David Clohessy from SNAP too:
It is like giving cold medication to a cancer patient. Policies and procedures don’t protect kids. Decisive action protects kids and that is still lacking.
And point 2, that ombudsman?
(A) desperate move to get victims, witnesses and whistle-blowers to call the church instead of the police.
A bigger issue, as some other recent interview guests told Fox 29 in past months, is if Rigali will be the last Cardinal to run the Philadelphia archdiocese, since church membership isn’t growing as fast in Philadelphia as in other parts of the nation.
What about the notion that red hats should go to dioceses with not only large populations and careerist bishops, but with local churches that have shown fidelity to the Gospel, and fruitfulness in the gifts of the Spirit under the leadership of a real shepherd?