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Why Is NCAA Taking Sex Abuse More Seriously than Catholic Church?

posted on July 26, 2012

At CNN, Stephen Prothero discusses the different ways that the Catholic Church and the NCAA have responded to their respective child abuse scandals. Prothero approves of the NCAA’s discipline of Penn State University, writing that the NCAA “sided quickly and definitively with the victims.” Prothero also criticizes the Catholic Church, which he writes “did not respond to its crisis with either the speed or the firmness of the NCAA.”

Read at CNN