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Thursday, October 5, 2006

Foley Case Further Proves Gays Should Not Be Priests

The revelation of former Congressman Mark Foley that a priest abused him as a teen further indicates that homosexuals should not be admitted to the priesthood, says a Catholic pro-life/pro-family group.

Attorney David Roth, speaking on Foley's behalf at a Florida news conference Tuesday, said Foley was molested between ages 13 and 15 by a clergyman. Foley — a homosexual and professed Roman Catholic — declined to identify the clergyman or the parish.

“If his claim that he was the victim of sexual molestation by a clergyman is true, it only further proves that known homosexuals should not be admitted to the priesthood,” said Jason Jones, director of public relations for Human Life International, in a statement.

“Foley’s actions were that of homosexual predator, not a pedophile,” Jones said.

Jones referred to studies that show homosexual abuse of young men often leads the abused to take on an abusive homosexual identity themselves. “This creates a cycle of violence and disordered behavior that creates future generations of abusers and predators,” he added...

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