CARDINAL BURKE: HOMOSEXUALITY, NOT ‘CLERICALISM,’ LED TO ABUSE CRISIS

‘The majority of the acts which have been committed are homosexual acts done with young men’ ETROIT (ChurchMilitant.com) – Cardinal Raymond Burke is rebutting those who say “clericalism” is the root cause of the clerical sex abuse scandal. In an interview with Polonia Christiana published this week, the cardinal said, “First of all when people … [Read more…]

Jesuit Magazine Defends Ordaining Gay Men to the Priesthood and violating God’s Law

The Jesuit-run America magazine has weighed in on the debate regarding homosexuality and the Catholic priesthood, insisting that ordaining gay men does not increase the risk of clerical sex abuse. In his October 22 article, titled “No, homosexuality is not a risk factor for the sexual abuse of children,” Thomas G. Plante contends that the … [Read more…]