I'm grateful to Fr. Dwight Longnecker for bringing this to our notice. This says neatly all the stuff I've been inwardly rehearsing but never could express coherently. Not, of course, that I ever get a chance to express it. I'm immediately shouted down - 'what, don't tell me you're standing up for those paedophiles' etc. etc. But I persist in trying to have reasonable discussion, and this post will help.
Standing on My Head: The Myth of Pedophile Priests