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By Diogenes (articles ) | Dec 22, 2004

Lest anyone doubt our orthodoxy, we profess with the Church Universal that there is no conceivable connection between sexual interest in underage males and sexual contact with underage males. On the other hand ...

Agents searched the St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church and Academy parish office and found printouts of child erotica and pornography, gay pornography videos, film negatives of nude males, two computers and WebTV, a device used for accessing the Internet on a television, according to court documents.

Holtey told investigators he had looked at child pornography for years on the Internet and that the investigators would find material he had collected in a chest of drawers next to his bed, according to court documents. He also admitted he had downloaded the material in his office, according to the documents.

Holtey was pastor of the parish until he went on leave shortly after church officials were notified of the May 6 raid. He resigned later that month "to address personal issues."

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  • Posted by: - Dec. 22, 2004 6:06 PM ET USA

    Why, according to Christ, is only lusting after a woman equivalent to adultery, and only severe anger equivalent to murder, while, according to our Bishops, sexual interest in underage or other males by males who have no sexual interest in females just hunky-dory? Why do our Bishops believe that adult males who have no interest in adult females (and I mean well short of, and morally exclusive of lust) can honestly or effectively teach either males or females anything about Catholicism?

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