Our View: Church should reveal identities of accused clergy
Some wounds, if closed too quickly, can appear to heal on the surface while festering deep below the skin. When that happens, it can be necessary to reopen the wound, to expose and remove the infection.
Minnesota's Catholic church is at such a point. The infection, in this case, is a list of alleged sex offenders among the clergy in each diocese in Minnesota.
Such lists were compiled across the nation in 2004 in response to a 2002 Boston Globe investigation of...