You just have to wonder about the priorities of the Catholic Church.
- Male priest has romantic relationship with a woman. Reaction from the Catholic church:
- Over 800 priests abuse thousands of children for decades, with the aid and collusion of the Irish government. Church reaction: silence.
- Priests sexually abuse thousands of children in the United States. Church reaction: move priests around and threaten anyone who speaks out with expulsion.
Father Cutie’s actions have caused grave scandal within the Catholic Church, harmed the Archdiocese of Miami — especially our priests — and led to division within the ecumenical community and the community at large.