It seems like the world has not moved on at all.
Priests have greater access to boys.
The portrayal of Brady as a youthful, ignorant school master is a public relations exercise.
Whistleblowers are not promoted to cardinals.
We sent out Irishness in flat pack Irish bars to all the world.
Bishop Brennan even attempted the classic Catholic guilt trip.
The saints that have been named Valentine have no connection to romantic love.
To date, there have been two referendums on abortion and both were defeated.
As they often are, insufficient funds are responsible for creating this crisis.
Fifty men and women, including a priest, formed a line in the court room to sympathise with a convicted sex offender.