The Church, face it, has no more credibility
Papal Infallibility Not All It's Cracked Up to Be Gather.com - Saturday March 27, 2010 With the number of abuse cases at the hands of the randy hobbits of the Catholic Church, it sometimes seems as if every altar boy in the western hemisphere.
Another one of several from Andrew Sullivan at Atlantic online:
The Pope: Drowning, Not Waving, Ctd Atlantic Online (blog) An important question is whether the Church should investigate and discipline severe ethical transgressions of its leaders as do other major organizations, including corporations. It appears that when it comes to ethical and leadership failures, Pope Benedict believes the answer is "no," that the Church—which serves God—should not be held even to the same standards as responsible corporations—servants of Mammon," - former GE executive Ben Heineman in Business Week. And this is the case Benedict is making: because we are the church, we need not observe the same moral...
Abuse issue has turned people off Church
Irish Health -Forty per cent of people say the latest revelations about clerical cover-ups of child abuse has turned them off the Catholic Church. ...
AND just plain irreverance from dagblog (blog):
BETHLEHEM (March 24, 0008) – The parents of Jesus Christ – the much ballyhooed Son of God – have accused a Catholic Church Priest of molesting their child, ...