By Diogenes (articles ) | Jul 07, 2004
Accused of abusing more than 50 boys, Portland priest Father Maurice Grammond provides a window into the mind of the molester.
Grammond died in 2002. In a deposition taken before his death, Grammond said, "I'd say these children abused me. They'd dive in my lap to get sexual excitement."
He's a victim.
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Posted by: -
Jul. 07, 2004 10:14 AM ET USA
This is typical of 99% of those who molest children. Very, very few perps ever admit to wrongdoing. That's evil, not a psychological condition. They share that trait with Satan.
Posted by: shrink -
Jul. 07, 2004 9:53 AM ET USA
"I'd say these children abused me." And I'd say Fr. Grammond has a thought disorder. His sexual habits have evidently driven him to madness.