“Pastoral Approach” of Second Vatican Council Led to Homosexual Abuse Crisis

“Pastoral Approach” of Second Vatican Council Led to Homosexual Abuse Crisis

[Also the reliance on (rather than traditional Catholic theological and philosophical principles) the then-prevalent modern psychiatric view that such behavior could easily be cured and its practitioners quickly returned to regular life; such a view has since been discredited]

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6/21/17

Fr Peter Smith, the former chancellor of Glasgow archdiocese, told the Catholic Observer, that the reforms of the Second Vatican Council contributed to the Church’s homosexual abuse crisis. In the 1970s priests accused of homosexual abuse were not punished but sent for therapy.

According to Fr Smith the Second Vatican Council “asked us to proceed pastorally” and be “caring for people” instead of the earlier “legalistic” approach.

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