September 23, 2018
By Terry Mattingly
This weekend’s think piece is two think pieces in one.
As a bonus, I think I have found a foolproof way to determine how editors of a given publication have answered the crucial question: What is the decades-old Catholic clergy sexual abuse scandal all about?
Well, let me qualify that a bit: This journalistic test that I am proposing works really well with the drama surrounding ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick, since he has been accused of several different kinds of sexual abuse with males of different ages.
The editorial test: Search an article for the word “seminary” or variations on that term.
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