"We call down God's power on our business leaders and the political leaders and community leaders. By all means we call down God's power on the media, particularly the Globe," - Bernard Cardinal Law, still in the curia and in good standing with the current Pope, in 1992, ten years before the abuse crisis really broke.
Compare his words with George Weigel's today:
In his native Germany, Der Spiegel has called for the pope’s resignation; similar cries for papal blood have been raised in Ireland, a once-Catholic country now home to the most aggressively secularist press in Europe. But it was the New York Times’ front page of March 25 that demonstrated just how low those determined to bring the Church down were prepared to go.
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