Lawyer Jeffrey Herman
In Rome Wednesday, Pope Benedict took a final lap around St. Peter’s Square and delivered a goodbye address to hundreds of thousands of cheering, adoring faithful. In Miami, bells were tolling at the Archdiocese as advocates for alleged victims of sex abuse by Catholic priests called on the out-going Pope to fully reveal the scope of the Church’s sex scandals.
A Catholic school teacher accused of molesting some of his students spoke candidly with the parents of one of those alleged victims from jail. That jailhouse confession could prove to be key evidence in the criminal and civil cases against Miguel Cala.