Repenting for sins they never committed

The lead sentence in this story in the Catholic Sentinel of Portland, Ore., says it all:

This Lent, some Portland Catholics are repenting for horrific sins they never committed.

What follows is how a Portland couple decided that, if the church is not just priests and bishops Quenton and Anne Czuba wear sackcloth patches. (Sentinel photo by Ed Langlois)but the whole body of believers, they too should show remorse for the clergy sex abuse scandal. Read on to see how their idea to distribute hundreds of burlap patches at their parish last weekend was approved by their archbishop and their pastor and how fellow parishioners embraced the project.

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