The Boy Scouts file for bankruptcy, then issue two vastly different statements

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So many people have sued the Boy Scouts of America over childhood sexual abuse that the organization has filed for bankruptcy. The organization made one official statement and one heartfelt statement. While what happened is terrible, their communication about it is intriguing. Let’s start with this. Childhood sexual abuse is horrifying and awful, ruining lives. … Continued

Lessons from the plain, damning grand jury report on priests in Pennsylvania

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A grand jury in Pennsylvania accused more than 300 priests of sexually abusing more than 1000 children, over a period of decades. The grand jury’s 1356 page report is an amazing document, a model for clarity of description in an emotionally charged environment. I don’t clearly understand who writes documents like this or how. I’m … Continued