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They all did it – by which I mean, virtually the entire hierarchy is complicit to a greater or lesser degree in shuffling child-molesting priests around, or keeping them in some way in a position to commit their crimes. Why? Clericalism. The clerical class is what mattered most to these people, not the children and their families...




Rod Dreher, Writer, Editor, & Columnist, Editor, The American Conservative, Quoted in David Brooks, "The Next Culture War", Commentary on the Catholic Priests' Sexual Molestation and Abuse Scandal , Blog, April 10, 2010

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Rod Dreher
Rod Dreher
  • Born: February 14, 1967
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Columnist, Writer

Ray Oliver "Rod" Dreher is an American writer and editor. He is a senior editor and blogger at The American Conservative and author of several books, including How Dante Can Save Your Life. He has written about religion, politics, film, and culture in National Review and National Review Online, The Weekly Standard, The Wall Street Journal, Touchstone, Men's Health, the Los Angeles Times, and other publications. He was a film reviewer for the South Florida Sun-Sentinel and chief film critic for the New York Post. His commentaries have been broadcast on National Public Radio's All Things Considered, and he has appeared on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, Court TV, and other television networks.

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