Wednesday, April 07, 2010

Targeting the Church? Fuck yeah

So the Catholic cardinals and bishops are upset that the media is revealing the depth of their moral corruption when it comes to the pedophilia scandal? They whine that they're being targeted for protecting pedophiles? Oh wah, cry me a fucking river, why doncha?

Look: The Church for decades has treated pedophilia as a sin, the equivalent of breaking your Lenten promise or some shit like that, rather than a crime. A few Hail Marys and Our Fathers after a confessional, and all is forgiven. But it's not. It's a crime, and the people who do it are criminals.

In other words, the Church has been complicit in covering up crimes, yet appears to not Get It even now. Transferring a priest to a position where he has no contact with children is not an appropriate response to a pedophile. Handing him over to the civil authorities so he can be placed in jail for the rest of his life is the appropriate response. And until the Catholic Church gets this simple fact, fuck yeah we're going to target them as an organization of kiddy-diddling asshole protecting bastards. The Catholic Church has unclean hands, has participated willingly in a moral atrocity, and has no -- ZERO -- moral authority to criticize *ANYBODY* right now until they clean house and hand over every child-molesting bastard in their ranks to the civil authorities -- starting with this bastard they moved to India to keep him from being arrested in America. So they might as well shut their fucking traps in the meantime. 'Nuff said on that shit.

-- Badtux the Rude Penguin


  1. Ruling from the fear side...

    From the bowels of fear a voice will rise up and proclaim...
    We have nothing to fear but fear itself.
    Once understood ...even the mighty Church will bow to Right..


  2. Was that a rude post? I thought it was very civil, given the subject matter.

  3. Well, what we have here are hordes of Catholic priests molesting children and being protected by the higher-ups for their crimes. But for mere decades? Like hell. This has been going on for many centuries. The Catholic church used to say things like, "Give us a child for the first six years of his life, and we'll make him a Catholic for life." They made no bones about fucking with a child's mind -- is it really so surprising they would all too often do the same with the child's body?

    This is an organization that finally admitted Galileo was right when he posited that the earth revolved around the sun, 359 years after its Inquisition forced him to retract that statement. That's how backward, obtuse, and desperate to hold onto whatever power it still retains the church is. The Catholic leadership will never own up to the far more intense magnitude of its pedophilia problem...

  4. That's right -- it's a crime. The apologists try and divert attention by using the straw man, but this is not a time to shirk responsibility.

    Ed Koch in the Jerusalem Post tried to defend the Pope and Church by appealing to the "who is without sin?" canard. This has nothing to with saying prayers, but everything to do with needful prosecutions.

    The lawyers and judges may not be without sin, but they can do their jobs all the same.


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