Above the Law?

This article about the Vatican’s hand-wringing over what to do about those madcap sex-crazed priets really gets my goat. Especially this snippet:

Vatican canon law experts as well as officials from three Vatican congregations are involved in studying the guidelines, which includes a policy to keep priests who molest children away from parishioners….

A policy to keep priests who molest children away from the parishioners (and their children, I would imagine)?! Gee, now why didn’t I think of that? Uh, put them in prison with the other child molesters. They won’t be bothering any children there….

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