The abuse issue is revolting enough without heaping inaccuracy on indignation. One expects international news agencies to be careful with translations expecially when such delicate matters as reputation rest on them. Is it too much to ask the AP and NYT to understand the Catholic judicial system and canon law or at least not to make ignorant judgments? Is it too much to employ real translators instead of machines on highly controvesial subjects? Take a gander at one of the most useful blogs on journalistic malfeasance.
Here is a brief summary of some of the above issues.
I spoke with him when the book was first published but this was a much more fruitful interview. The only good news I can take away from this recent re-exposure to moral evil is that Benedict XVI may be the greatest reformer since Pius V and that the experience of the American bishops' may blaze a path for other national hierarchies.