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zengardener's Avatar Jump to comment 13 by zengardener

Unsurprisingly, they completely miss the point.

Pedophiles are attracted to the priesthood.

  1. Authority status.
  2. Access to children with little oversight.
  3. The celibacy requirement deftly hides their lack of desire for or lack of the ability to form a normal sexual relationship with a mature consenting adult.
  4. A wealthy and influential international organization that is above the law and will protect it's reputation and by extension, the priest, at all costs.
  5. Almost nobody in power has the gall to even question the legitimacy of the whole stinking setup.

criticisms to my critique are welcome.

Why don't we interview the convicted pedophiles and ask them what attracted them to the priesthood?

Thu, 19 May 2011 02:25:51 UTC | #628270