If Tom writes the following I think he can rightly be criticized: "The Catholic church did xyz, ergot the Catholic church is a great positive institution." Here he can be criticized because you can't make an overall assessment without taking on board the bad as well as the good.
On the other hand, if Tom simply writes "The Catholic church did xyx," I think he ought not be criticized for omitting anything because he has not made an overall assessment.
"Bipartisan: both parties acting in concert to put both of their hands in your pocket."-Rothbard
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