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um, are you suggesting that
  1. there was a particular upsurge in paedophilia in the catholic church during the 60s-70s period
  2. this was theorised by paedophile priests as a matter of sexual liberation?

These would be two extraordinary claims... Data will probably be hard to come by for the first; but for the second, if anything was ever published on the subject, it should be easy.

I think the reality is that paedophilia was always, until very recently, considered a very minor misdemeanor by the church hierarchy.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II

by eurogreen on Wed Jun 12th, 2013 at 10:27:15 AM EST
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