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Date Posted: 06:35:01 05/31/02 Fri
Author: WE67
Subject: My own writing skills are overshadowed by the likes
In reply to: -.- thanks Tweety 's message, "Quote after dark..." on 02:29:41 05/31/02 Fri

of both yours and Tweety's abilities; however, I fail to see your correlation between enforced celibacy of the homosexual priest (or the heterosexual for that matter) and a penchant toward pedophilia. Is it a natural phenomenon born of celibacy or is it that this is a crime that receives noteriety whereas the heterosexual and homosexual activities between consenting adults,one of which previously vowed to remain celibate, is not noteworthy?

The inference is that pedophilia is a by-product of enforced celibacy. It would seem more to the point that any sexual activity engaged in by the clergy would be the natural by-product.

I've not been convinced that the phenomenon of priests preying on children is a direct result of sexual orientation.

But I do enjoy the discussion!!

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