Groeschel – misspeaks on abuse? Admin Friday, August 31, 2012 The great Fr. Benedict Groeschel, who holds a PhD in psychology and has been involved for years in treating religious, seems to have made careless remarks exonerating or softening judgments about some child abusers. © 2023 The Catholic Thing. All rights reserved. For reprint rights, write to: [email protected] The Catholic Thing is a forum for intelligent Catholic commentary. Opinions expressed by writers are solely their own.