Sex and the Churches

Opinion, by Jack Woodall

RIO DE JANEIRO - NO, this is NOT a slam at a particular church – note that I wrote “churches”, plural. It’s just a plea for some common sense after all the hogwash that has filled the media recently about a sad situation that, if you think about it, cannot be a problem only in a church with a celibate clergy.

Start from the fact that there are some men in any society who like to molest children. Clergy are only human, so a small proportion of them will probably be like that. Add the fact that . . .

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