In a week which saw Cardinal Keith O'Brien apologise for his sexual conduct, Joan McAlpine says he will be suffering too.
Those were the words of Jesus to a baying crowd ready to execute an unfortunate woman for the “crime” of adultery.
They should be remembered before we hurl verbal rocks at Cardinal Keith O’Brien.
This is an old man who must be suffering. His humiliation is of his own making. But that’s no excuse for wanton cruelty.
If only the cardinal had refused to cast stones himself.
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