Originally Posted by SLAG
I spoke to a family friend who was a Monseigneur and he advised me not to become a priest. He said the seminaries were filled with sickos and homosexuals.
I heard one in four were homosexuals back around the mid 1980's and filled with Marxists (including nuns).
The issue of abusing kids is not a strictly Catholic issue, the problem was those that wanted to harm kids found a welcome home in the Catholic seminaries and now those men are our bishops.
The haters will never see it that way. Anyway, to back up that it's not strictly Catholic nor is covering it up:
UK Haredi rabbi arrested as efforts to keep sex abuse scandal inside community fail
Rabbi Chaim Halpern among four arrested Wednesday in connection with investigations into sexual abuse and perverting the course of justice.
As reported in Haaretz
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