Behind the latest Catholic sex abuse scandal: The church’s problem is male dominance
Both sexual predation and anti-choice politics are rooted in patriarchal ideology and a culture of sexual shame.
"The cover-up was sophisticated. And all the while, shockingly, church leadership kept records of the abuse and the cover-up," Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro said in a press conference, in which he shared some of the worst details of the allegations. "These documents, from the dioceses' own 'Secret Archives,' formed the backbone of this investigation."