Maureen Dowd on Catholicism and nuns in particular:

The Nuns’ Story

Hard pressed to say what’s more interesting, the column or the comments on the column. The six-paragraph long comment blaming Vatican II, and liberalism, for the pedophilia scandal is jaw-droppingly creepy.

What a contrast between the beauty and expressiveness of the churches in Italy — which I just saw in August — and what this religion has come to stand for. Sad indeed.