‘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 say: ‘Oh, no, this is caused by clericalism’, I ask them, ‘What do you mean?’ And most people can’t tell me what they mean by ‘clericalism.'”
Cardinal Burke clarified that clericalism might motivate people to cover up sexually abusive priests; but the cause of the abuse itself is often homosexuality.
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