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

Eshto's Avatar Jump to comment 22 by Eshto

Thanks Cernunnos. Good to see someone actually doing research on homosexuality before making statements about it. In my experience that's rare, even in atheist circles.

Decades of social science data repeatedly confirms that homosexuality has nothing to do with pedophilia, and that most children are abused by heterosexuals (usually family members, or close family friends).

Not sure if someone mentioned it, but a recent study, commissioned by Roman Catholic Bishops no less, found the same thing - no link between the two. This made the news a couple weeks ago, but was totally unsurprising to anyone who has taken psychology or sociology classes.

Link: http://www.towleroad.com/2009/11/study-homosexuality-not-factor-in-abuse-by-catholic-priests.html

Sat, 28 Nov 2009 16:20:00 UTC | #417639