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Monday, November 21, 2005

Catholic Monsignor Arrested in Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) - The former vicar general of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix was arrested Monday on charges he fondled boys and young men and asked them questions about sex that he misrepresented as being part of confession.

Monsignor Dale Fushek becomes one of the highest-ranking priests to be charged in the sex scandal that has engulfed the church. The vicar general is the highest-ranking administrator of a diocese next to the bishop.

Fushek was charged with three counts of assault, five of contributing to the delinquency of a minor and two of indecent exposure...
{read full story here}

And so the seemingly never-ending saga continues! I hope the US Catholic Church has learned it's lesson. When you ordain people with disordered sexuality (i.e. homosexuals) to the priesthood, in the name of "being inclusive," you're just begging for this kind of trouble. Social Liberalism doesn't work -- especially in the Church. Just read the following article for more details: {Homosexuality Not Molestation - PDF format}