This pisses me off. This child has had her innocence ripped away by a sexual sadist who allegedly raped her disabled sister as well. Does the Cardinal Battista Re excommunicate this monster? NO. Rape is not equivalent to
The Brazilian church seems to feel they're being attacked for this decision. Indeed, they are. And rightly so.
She's nine. She should be worried about learning to read and making friends at school not whether or not she has to defend herself against her step-monster or the Catholic church. Raped once by a mad man. Raped again by the Church.
The Vatican backs the Cardinal.