'The deep crisis of our Church demands that we address even those problems which, at first glance, do not have anything directly to do with the abuse scandal and its decades-long cover-up. '
Say some theologians in Germany.
Anyone would think the Pope was going there soon or something. Oh, he is.
Great logic. Bad things have happenened and been handled very badly, ergo we can change stuff we don't like.
20 years ago, when I was a student, the Anglican chaplain of a neighbouring college told me he was sure that the Catholic Church would have women priests in 10 years. Right.