Lead Us Not Into Temptation: Catholic Priests and the Sexual Abuse of Children

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University of Illinois Press, 1992 - Religion - 407 pages
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An investigative look into cases of sexual abuse of boys by Catholic priests profiles the families and children who are struggling to regain faith and secure justice; the church officials struggling to cover up the scandal; and the abusive priests.
 

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It sure appears that Jason's outrage towards sex abuse is selective. When a psychologist for SNAP, Dr. Steve Taylor, was arrested on 107 counts of sick kiddie porn, Jason Berry actually wrote a letter on the pervy doc's behalf. In fact, Berry also admitted, "I'd do it again."
What if Dr. Taylor were a Catholic priest?
This book smells like anti-Catholicism.
 

Contents

PART ONE Anatomy of a Cooerup i Pleadings
5
Ethics of an Expose
28
Mouton for the Defense
34
The Passion of J Minos Simon
47
Sexual Outcasts
65
Men in High Places
85
Rumblings in the Fourth Estate
103
Prosecution
114
Labyrinths of Secrecy
210
The Vatican Crackdown
224
The New Gay Clericalism
243
Wounded Seminaries
259
PART THREE Tragedy and Hope
275
The Bishops Tragic Flaw
277
Arenas of Justice
301
Chicago The Empowerment of Victims
323

Monarchy vs Democracy
135
Verdict and Counterattack
147
PART TWO The Political Dynamics of Celihacy xi Homosexuality Birth Control and
171
The New Confession
190
Prospects for Reform
365
Source Notes
371
Index
399
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