The book is well written, easy to read and easily understand.
I found this book most useful in my research for a book on Irish priests, "An Irish Tragedy: How Sex Abuse by Irish Priests Helped Cripple the Catholic Church."
The diocese put out a statement afterward along the lines of "we've been dealing with this relatively recent tragedy and will continue to deal with it".
Once you realize that celibracy will always be required of priests, the need for some sexual outlet will always be present so there is no need for dragging up history to prove that... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Dr. Cos
It is good that at least some people are in the Church. This priest, still a priest but no longer part of the hierarchy, is a founder of SNAP (Survivor's Network of Abuse by... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Dawn Aberg
A. W. Richard Sipe (born 1932) is a former Benedictine monk-priest of 18 years (he resigned his priesthood, and is now married), a sociologist and author/coauthor of books such as... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Steven H Propp
Doyle, Sipe and Wall are all sincere Christians with a deep love for the Catholic Church. There work is heartfelt and honest, and seems genuinely aimed at reformation and healing,... Read morePublished 10 months ago by JOHN D KELLY
Wonderfully written and documented by a Catholic priest who first uncovered the sex scandal in the 1980s and advised the Catholic Bishops of the looming crisis. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Billybudd
Excellent book for Catholics or non religious readers. This book should be a must read for all Catholic parents to make them aware of dangers that they cannot see so their children... Read morePublished 20 months ago by ming2
But, in many ways, it is horrifying. We cannot afford not read it, nor to forget it. I recommend it.Published 22 months ago by Mr. Martin N. White