Secrecy is entwined with addiction, especially the sex addictions. Secrecy enables people to split their lives, to put the virtuous in one compartment and the shadows and indulgences in another. But secrecy is also entwined with the way the Catholic hierarchy works. It will be an extremely difficult extraction for the Vatican and the bishops. The best thing lay people can do is remain vigilant for their own children and watchful of child-adult interactions in the social groups in which they participate. Abusers can sniff out those less diligent about protection and worm their way in. Watch for the warning signs, and don’t let your ideology blind you to the possibilities.
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