"The protection of children is paramount."This article from the NY Times lays out the complete emptiness of Finn’s words.
When Joe Paterno’s young assistant coach walked into Penn State’s athletic building late one night in 2001, and saw Jerry Sandusky raping a boy in the showers – and retreated in timidity rather than coming to the rescue as a strong protector – there was less culpability than in Bishop Finn’s failure to keep faith with his Apostolic calling.
Too many high churchmen, along with advisors such as Fr. Benedict Groeschel, have allowed – contra the warnings of the late Philip Rieff – the therapeutic to triumph.