I for one fail to see how the amount of publicity will change anything to the following, which is right:
But in the big picture, when the the s...t hit the fan with the catholic priests, how many left the church, because of it?
We are talking about about a little insignificant religion in the world. Ok it does harm on a personal level, me included, but what impact will this have?
Only JWs expect JWs to be more than "just another religion" with an average rate of scandals.