Cacciaguida

Defending the 12th century since the 14th; blogging since the 21st.

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Tuesday, April 15, 2008
 
The good, the many, and teh gay

So it starts: did Pope Benedict, speaking to reporters on the plane en route to the U.S., simply promise "no more pedophile priests," as in this account, or did he also draw a distinction between pedophilia and homosexuality, as in this account, calling forth this comment on WDTPRS, but also this one?

All seem to agree, at least, that the Holy Father said: "It is more important to have good priests than many priests."