The major problems facing the laity are the same problems we've had for years... Mass attendance has not fallen off in the last two years which one could attribute to the scandals.
You and Fr. Greeley are inserting something into a questionaire that wasn't even touched on in the questionaire and then extrapolating from your insertion exactly what you want to assume. For the record, the laity is more concerned with (in the context of the scandals) the behaviour of the bishops - just ask Voice of the Faithful people.
I have not met ONE priest who wasn't sick over this whole thing - not ONE. The liberal ones, the progressive ones and the orthdox ones, all of them.
Read the article again. You're missing it.