Commentary: It's easy to see the problem of abuse as a lack of effective rules to root out bad actors. But I suggest that we take a medical metaphor for our lead. What's going on in the organism of the church?
NCR Connections: As NCR editor, I can assure you that my job is to pursue the truth, not "sell the news." And in the journalistic ethical tradition, we protect sources from the powerful, not the powerful themselves.