I wrote briefly about the Vatican Circular Firing Squad in a previous post. It was an over-simplification, but hit the point.
To truly understand what is happening right now with the Catholic clergy sex abuse scandal—and how the scandal has been able to flourish for so long—you need to understand the people, the dynamics, and history of the sexual politics of the Vatican. Let’s start with the latest star.
Some of you may remember this story:
That meeting was arranged by Carlo Maria Vigano.
This week, Vigano, a former Vatican envoy published an 11-page letter accusing Pope Francis of hiding sexual abuse allegations involving disgraced Cardinal Theodore McCarrick.
Who is Vigano?