It's not a perfect example.
The cancer eating away at the Catholic Church isn't the same as that corroding the Center. But it's instructive.
Particularly in how the organization is now cooperating -- perhaps reluctantly -- with independent investigators to bring the truth to light.
According to this New York Times article, after decades of turning a blind eye, the Vatican appointed a veteran clerical diplomat to address the scandal in Ireland.
An Irish governmental Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse was then established and the Irish Archbishop then began to cooperate.
The full Report by Commission of Investigation into Catholic Archdiocese of Dublin can be found here.
The report is long, but it's worth a few minutes to scroll through the first section and skim through the commission's mandate and its broad findings, some of which seem particularly apropos to the situation now facing the Center's leadership.
Of particular interest is the organizational culture of secrecy, the active cover-up by leadership, and the fact that a brave few were willing to speak up.
The takeaway point is that here's an example of how a religious organization -- however late -- turned its attention to its own behavior.
Painful as it is -- embarrassing as it is -- an open and honest inquiry conducted by uninterested, neutral investigators is the the only option for an organization facing this kind of rot from inside if it wants to have any sense of relevance to the outside world.
Credit for the image of the Clarsach or Irish Harp goes here.