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#MeToo comes for the archbishop

The obstacles to #MeToo in Catholicism seem more substantial even than the obstacles in Weinstein's Hollywood, because priests who endure sexual advances or end up enmeshed in "Uncle Ted" relationships are in a unique bind: Their commitment to the church is supernaturally absolute and life-defining, the power their superiors exercise is greater even than that of a Hollywood producer, and the sexual acts themselves can seem so compromising as to make truthtelling feel not just costly but impossible. (Douthat, The New York Times)

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