It's Time for the Roman Catholic Church to Show the World What Penitence is
by Jane Gilgun
The Roman Catholic Church today has an opportunity to become a world-wide model for how to be penitent for harmful deeds. This Church has a clear record of protecting priests who sexually exploit parishioners, children and adults. This article describes steps that lead to penitence: examination of conscience, reform, and a doctrine of skepticism toward our relationships with God.