I Think The Hats Make Them Crazy

For those who are having a hard time understanding why the Catholic church seems hell bent (pun intended) on making the recent papal-complicity-in-covering-up-pedophilia scandal all the worse in their remarkably stupid responses, a bit of history.

Here is the public position of the Bishop of Tenerife on sex abuse of minors by clergy from two years ago (emphasis mine):

There is outrage in parts of Spanish society following declarations made over Christmas from the Bishop of Tenerife, Bernardo Álvarez.

His comments were that there are youngsters who want to be abused, and he compared that abuse to homosexuality, describing them both as prejudicial to society. He said that on occasions the abuse happened because the there are children who consent to it.
‘There are 13 year old adolescents who are under age and who are perfectly in agreement with, and what’s more wanting it, and if you are careless they will even provoke you’, he said. 

With that kind of history, it’s easy to see how we get to the current raving about cabals of homosexual abortionists

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