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    • fly in the ointment
    • 11.02.13 | 19:28 (IST)

    Scandals of abuse pre-date this Pope's tenure by many years. The fundamental structure of the Catholic church, i.e. unmarried priests, monks and nuns, inevitably leads to the possibilities of such abuse. Also, its dogmatism and rigid hierarchy. One of the reasons that anti-semitism is so prevalent amongst Catholics; and less so amongst the more schismatic Protestants ( a bit like us argumentative Jews, come to think of it....)

    from the article: Eight years of friendship: The pope who improved Vatican-Israel relations
    First published 14:40 11.02.13 | Last updated 14:40 11.02.13
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