Throughout the 1980’s and well into today, main stream media, to include the liberal Catholic press personified by the National Catholic Reporter, that schismatic rag called fishwrap by some, blamed the Catholic Church, her “partriarchy” which means male only priesthood/hierarchy as well as celibacy for the sexual abuse of children. All of this ideological reporting either by the secular media or the schismatic “Catholic” media have an agenda in one way or another.
Altogher neglected, and often intentionally, is the fact that child sexual abuse happens everywhere starting with family settings.
This article from the UK is a welcome expansion of the full reporting of this tragedy and may well help society, blind to some aspects of child sexual abuse, to find ways to protect minors in all settings:
This article from the UK also includes a video on why the press doesn’t think it is important to report on sexual abuse of minors in public schools—interesting, no?