“Suppose you have a man having a nervous breakdown, and a youngster comes after him. A lot of the cases, the youngster — 14, 16, 18 — is the seducer.”
These are the words ofThe Rev. Benedict Groeschel of the Franciscan Friars of the Renewal. His comments were made in an interview with the National Catholic Register published this week.
Groeschel also added later that anyone involved “on their first offense, they should not go to jail because their intention was not committing a crime.”
After stern criticism, the article were removed from the website. Now the New York based friar regrets his comment.
The priest says he “deeply regrets” if he hurt anyone by his comments that priests accused of child sex abuse are often seduced by their accusers and that a first-time offender should not go to jail.
The website for the conservative independent Register then removed the story and posted an apology for publishing the comments. Groeschel and the friars did as well.
“I did not intend to blame the victim. A priest (or anyone else) who abuses a minor is always wrong and is always responsible,” Groeschel said in his post on the website. “My mind and my way of expressing myself are not as clear as they used to be. I have spent my life trying to help others the best that I could. I deeply regret any harm I have caused to anyone.”
Soucre: New York Newsday.com
To be quite frank. Does it matter who firsts started to flirt. The priest or the young Catholic male?
An act of perversion and sodomy do normally not take place out of the blue. There have first been created an environment where Sodomy is accepted.
Many Catholic priests surely burn with passion for the same sex. They have sex with other priests in secret, and molest and sexual abuse altar boys whet they get a chance.
Many Catholic youth knows that their priests are gay, and that they can have free sex with the clergy man if they pay the Church a visit at odd timings.
Many Catholic youth have been sexually abused by their priest them selves. As slaves of sin and sodomy it is possible that some of them even attach their own priests, and rape them.
As you sow, you shall also ripe.
Roman 1: 26-27
Because of this, God gave them over to shameful lusts. Even their women exchanged natural relations for unnatural ones. In the same way the men also abandoned natural relations with women and were inflamed with lust for one another. Men committed indecent acts with other men, and received in themselves the due penalty for their perversion.
When you worship idols you mock God. If you refuses to listen and repent, He will not only leave you. If God of the Bible hand you over to your own lusts and passions of the flesh.
Written by Ivar