You would think, from the reactions of some social conservatives to the Supreme Court’s Obergefell decision, that the Age of Martyrs had returned. It hasn’t.
“A tiny but belated step forward” is how David Clohessy, director of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests, reacted to the Vatican’s announcement of the resignation of Kansas City Bishop Robert Finn. Yes, it was belated. But it’s a big step forward.