Detain or subpoena the pope for questioning in the child-rape scandal? You must be joking! All right then, try the only alternative formulation: declare the pope to be above and beyond all local and international laws, and immune when it comes to his personal and institutional responsibility for sheltering criminals. The joke there would be on us.
says Christopher Hitchens in the opening paragraph of his article entitled 'Bring the Pope to Justice' in the Newsweek magazine 3rd May edition.
I found it an interesting and thought provoking read.
See what you think; The Pope Should Be Questioned in Sex-Abuse Cases - Newsweek.com