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Comment #478614 by Michael Gray

"How would an atheist be accused of not the crime per se, but accepting the voluntary encouragement of institutionalised support for executing such foul deeds?"

Irrelevant question I think?

What matters is the crimes themselves, without them we have no case against the pope. But in any case I think of a few answers to your question e.g. Boy Scout leaders, Boys Brigade leaders etc. They could be atheistic sexual predators whose leader might perform the same kind of cover-up the pope did, how's that?

As a kid in my home town we all knew of an Army Cadet captain whose "lieutenants" and himself were up to the same thing as the pope's gang. Luckily the adults in that small Scottish town rectified the situation by making the captain require new dentition and a nose-job!

Sun, 11 Apr 2010 09:56:00 UTC | #458010