Tom Doyle is a priest, canon lawyer, addictions therapist and long-time supporter of justice and compassion for clergy sex abuse victims.
Thomas P. Doyle
In case you missed it, insight on Cardinal Law, from a close observer: Law's actions as archbishop were the catalyst for far-reaching changes in Catholic clerical culture and in the victims' and laity's realization that their days as docile, silent sheep are forever dead.
Bishop Accountability: Long time abuse victim's advocate praises pope's plan to hold bishops accountable for hiding sex abuse.
30 years later: This dark side has always existed. In our era, it has been the catalyst for a complex, deeply rooted paradigm shift.