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the dice aren't straight either

By Diogenes (articles ) | Mar 24, 2010

The official, authorized, expert studies of the sex-abuse crisis in the US have discerned "no clear pattern of homosexual behavior."

It's odd, therefore, that the latest statistics continue to show that over 80% of the victims are males. Of course we've been instructed:

Someone can commit sexual acts that might be of a homosexual nature but not have a homosexual identity.”
Sure. If you're in the habit of performing random sexual acts, some of them will be homosexual acts. And if you're playing dice, you might roll sevens several times in a row. It happens. But if you're playing dice with someone, and the number that he needs keeps turning up, more than 4 out of 5 times, how long would you keep playing with him? Because if you kept playing, eventually you'd be bankrupt.
Which, come to think of it, is just what's happening to the American Catholic hierarchy. 
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  • Posted by: filioque - Mar. 25, 2010 1:14 PM ET USA

    Yes, then-Bishop Gregory did say that --- once. Then the outburst of honesty went down the memory hole and he was duly promoted to Archbishop of Atlanta, where, as far as I know, he has kept his thoughts on this matter to himself.

  • Posted by: dover beachcomber - Mar. 25, 2010 1:07 AM ET USA

    Pretty clearly, the same forces that concealed and enabled homosexual abuse over the years are still at work, making sure that even if the Church is bankrupted, nothing will happen to interrupt the march of homosexual conduct toward complete acceptance and normalization.

  • Posted by: jmjusa - Mar. 24, 2010 7:18 PM ET USA

    When he was the president of USCCB, Arcbp Wilton Gregory famously said there is an "ongoing struggle to make sure that the Catholic priesthood is not dominated by homosexual men."

  • Posted by: paulmay6949 - Mar. 24, 2010 7:02 PM ET USA

    That may hold true if you are gambling with you own money. Were the "gamblers" playing with their own money? Or, were they playing with the lives of others? I will then see if I can find out how much blackmail money was paid out, and whose money that might have been.