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By Diogenes (articles ) | Nov 29, 2005

Don't miss Terry Mattingly's excellent conspectus of the DDD issues -- and their treatment by the media. And check out his briefer but equally lucid remarks here.

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  • Posted by: snowbird - Dec. 03, 2005 5:53 AM ET USA

    Two major problems, not to be confused or thrown together: pedophilia and ACTIVE homosexuals in the clergy. One does not suppose the other and are not the same. But both are major violations of the Moral Theology of the Church. IF you are practicing either and cannot live a chaste, celibate life, you need to resign from active service and get appropriate help. You cannot preach one life and live another. It will tear you apart and harm your people. Can't have it both ways, brothers -

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