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User Info: lorddrago88

lorddrago88
5 years ago#1
http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/06/16/catholic.sex.abuse/index.html?hpt=hp_bn1


Seattle, Washington (CNN) -- To fight child abuse by priests, the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops revised its 2002 charter Thursday, the group said.

Child pornography is a crime against church law and the abuse of someone who is mentally disabled is equivalent to child abuse, the conference said in a statement on its revised Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People.


So, child abuse before this time was apparently ok in the church. Am I reading this correctly?
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User Info: Aperture_Shado

Aperture_Shado
5 years ago#2
So, child abuse before this time was apparently ok in the church. Am I reading this correctly?

Not at all.

First of all, according to the part you quoted the charter says nothing about child abuse itself. It says abusing someone mentally disabled is equivalent to child abuse, meaning that if you don't support the latter you shouldn't support the former. Second, even if they said "child abuse is not tolerated", that doesn't say anything about its previous state of toleration. Third, reading the article itself proves that this is an attempt to further reduce such abuse within the Church, implying that they've never found it okay.
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Aperture_Shado
5 years ago#4
^Impressive!
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User Info: fudrick

fudrick
5 years ago#5
I guess pointing out facts is considered "offensive" now
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User Info: Aperture_Shado

Aperture_Shado
5 years ago#6
Actually, it is. I've been warned and even banned for merely bringing up a certain fact about Aisha, Muhammad's wife.
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User Info: ledzepfan15

ledzepfan15
5 years ago#7
Third, reading the article itself proves that this is an attempt to further reduce such abuse within the Church, implying that they've never found it okay.

Well I'm sure they made a hell of an effort to eradicate the problem, instead of sweeping it under the rug, or relocating people.
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User Info: Wu_Zonghai

Wu_Zonghai
5 years ago#8
Actually, it is. I've been warned and even banned for merely bringing up a certain fact about Aisha, Muhammad's wife.

I have been as well for similar things
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User Info: Imperator420

Imperator420
5 years ago#9
I don't like like the Reichskommissars on GameFAQs, either, but there's nothing we can do about censorship in any other venue, really. The freedom to speak the truth (let alone the freedom to think) is dead.
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User Info: Hustle Kong

Hustle Kong
5 years ago#10
These "freedoms" are things you willingly "gave up" when creating you account. This isn't a free speech issue.
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