The Catholic Pedophilia Mafia and Gay Rights

The Catholic Church is, first of all, a criminal organization. It conspired for several generations to shield criminals from justice, just like the Mafia. Reading the press, I experience a sense of growing disbelief. Many commentators sound as if it the Catholic Church should be given a pass, somehow. The reverse is true. I am not religious but I know enough about the traditional Jesus to remember that he held hypocrites in special contempt. (Within the context of his day, he called them “Pharisees,” a sect known for showing off instead of acting righteously.) The Catholic Church’s own historical, philosophical, and moral claims demand that its crimes be treated with special severity. The Catholic Church deserves enhanced penal sentences and seizure of property.

If you are a grief-stricken Catholic and you hesitate to leave the Church, you should wonder whether even your simple passivity does not make you complicit in the large-scale, systemic, criminal cover-up becoming apparent right now. If you believe that the Catholic Church has the ability to cleanse itself somehow, you have not been listening to the shameful lies and self-deceptions expressed by prelates, during Holy Week of all times.

As always, I pay attention to what one should reasonably expect to happen and that is not happening. It’s striking how nearly none of the accusations of pedophilia against the Catholic church concerns girls. Catholic sexual crimes against children are almost exclusively homosexual. It looks like we are speaking about thousands of homosexual crimes. It makes me wonder why I don’t hear a word from so-called “gay” organizations. I mean militant gay organizations. I do not (not) refer here to the many homosexuals who lead irreproachable and constructive lives. They have no more to do with priestly pedophilia than I am responsible for heterosexuals who cut up their wives into little pieces. Nevertheless, anyone who thinks that mass molestation of children by homosexuals within the church has no bearing on the discussion of homosexuals’ right to marry is dreaming. The numbers are just too large and the criminals are homosexuals, anyway you look at it.

About jacquesdelacroix

I am a sociologist, a short-story writer, and a blogger (Facts Matter and Notes On Liberty) in Santa Cruz, California.
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3 Responses to The Catholic Pedophilia Mafia and Gay Rights

  1. Alan says:

    Pedophiles should get the death penalty. I don’t know how a society would write the law, though. At what age does the victim have to be to change the criminal’s sentence? There are probably blogs or forums that have discussed this before, but I’ve never see it discussed before.

    • jacquesdelacroix says:

      Alan: I was thinking more about the church as an organization. Its criminality is in the fact that it enabled crimes against children for many years and almost welcomed them. The church is probably not pedophiliac in itself. It just considers other things more valuable than children. It’s systemically complicit.

    • jacquesdelacroix says:

      Continued: Looking as always at what’s missing: The completely inappropriate responses of high-ranking mucky-macs are centered around internal church sanctions and why they were or were not applied. Missing is the simple admission that church dignitaries did not simply call the police as you and I would have done.

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