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← Let's get it straight: Irish child abuse was perpetrated by the trendy, modern post-Vatican II Catholic Church

Steve Zara's Avatar Jump to comment 11 by Steve Zara

What a crazy and hateful article.

If his absurd reasoning where true, then the hugely more relaxed approaches of the Church of England should have resulted in vast numbers of abused children by Vicars.

And, please, not that silly "celibacy" argument again. If celibacy was the problem, then priests would take adult lovers (of whatever sex they are attracted to). That certainly happens. Paedophilia is not a result of repressed heterosexual or homosexual desire. It is the wicked abuse of those who are not in a position to resist.

Sat, 28 Nov 2009 14:04:00 UTC | #417588