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Preventing child abuse

By Phil Lawler (bio - articles ) | Jul 31, 2003

Today's Vatican document reads: "Allowing children to be adopted by persons living in such unions would actually mean doing violence to these children..."

So let's say-- just hypothetically, you understand-- that Church leaders were putting together a Charter for the Protection of Children. Wouldn't it be essential to include a clear statement of opposition to homosexual adoption, and a pastoral plan to curtail that practice?

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at See full bio.

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