Abuse. Abandonment. Abdication. Accountability. The pope spoke to the longtime cycle of criminal failure that he said finally demands a change in Church culture.
His words follow a Pennsylvania grand jury report that documented alleged abuse by “more than 300 priests against 1,000 children over seven decades.”
Here is how some cartoonists are responding through illustration to the latest Church scandal:
Adam Zyglis (Buffalo News):
Dave Granlund (Cagle Cartoons):
Signe Wilkinson (Philly.com):