At the Table

Living with the belief that gay people have a place at the table of Christ.

Thursday, March 30, 2006

The High Price of Celibacy

New figures released Thursday by the nation's Roman Catholic bishops show the unrelenting toll of the clergy sex abuse crisis: 783 new credible claims last year, most of which date back decades, and costs of nearly $467 million.

This is a good indicator that celibacy doesn't work and only breeds disfunction.


Blogger -L- said...

Interesting posts, howller. It was fun to find your blog today.

I did want to suggest that those statistics could mean many things, and do not necessarily argue against celibacy. How many priests are able to properly remain chaste?

6:29 PM  

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