Bonus: Running Out the Clock

 photo: Flickr user  Lucid Nightmare  ( CC BY-ND 2.0 )

photo: Flickr user Lucid Nightmare (CC BY-ND 2.0)

 
 

A new report from the Pennsylvania attorney general details how the Catholic church systematically covered up decades of sexual abuse by priests. In almost all of the cases, the abuse happened so long ago that the statute of limitations prevents prosecution of the abusers and their enablers. Or does it?