While I share people’s criticisms of the TJH Council’s latest report, I’d caution against throwing the baby out with the bathwater.
Francis Sullivan is both knowledgeable and thoughtful. I encourage anyone who hasn’t heard him speak to remedy that. He most certainly merits benefit of the doubt.
I still think the elephant in the room is the pervasive culture of bullying
Yes. I think the working definition in the TJH Council’s report is a good one: “clericalism can be understood as referring to approaches or practices involving ordained ministry geared to power over others, not service to others.”