Quote of the Day: 'Only the Church Can Save the Church'

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"The church is worth saving, but only the church can save the church. Lawyers can't. Let us, then, allow Pope Benedict to get on with the most important task that has ever confronted a pope in the modern era."

--Tunku Varadarajan of The Daily Beast argues that the search for justice in the Catholic church's abuse scandal should be left to Catholics. The call to prosecute the pope under secular law is "truly terrible" idea, he argues.


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