...and what we’ve failed to do

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The abuse crisis will never be over without a full confession and a freely given absolution.

The people of God in Los Angeles experienced collective jaw-drop in July when the archdiocese announced the largest sex-abuse settlement in U.S. history. Paying out $660 million to settle 508 claims, the archdiocese avoided costly litigation, which was to begin the next day.