A quick post on an item which has grabbed the headlines over the last few days - another accusation made against the Church. This time she is being accused of castrating ten boys in the Netherlands in the 1950's. The usual suspects are irate again.
However, all is not what it seems: the original New York Times article was not, what you might say, generous with the truth, it seems the situation is a little more complicated, and the Church's role not as presented. Here's what Tim Stanley of The Telegraph unearthed. Another case of jumping on the bandwagon to bash the Church?