NOT ALL GAY SEX IS ABUSIVE

Catalyst June Issue 2010

Recently Bill Donohue commented on a story in the April 23 New York Times about a case of alleged sexual abuse committed by a Chilean priest:

“If a 17-year old guy has sex with an older guy for twenty years, and continues to have sex with him at the age of 38—while he is married with children—is there anyone who would believe his claim that he was sexually abused? The answer is yes: the New York Times would. That’s exactly what happened in the case described in today’s newspaper involving a homosexual affair between Chilean priest Fr. Fernando Karadima, now 79, and Dr. James Hamilton, now 44.

“Why would the New York Times try to sell this so-called abuse story with a straight face? For two reasons: it wallows in stories designed to weaken the moral authority of the Catholic Church, and it is so gay-friendly as to be gay-crazy.

“According to the Times, it all started with a kiss. Let me be very clear about this: if some guy tried to kiss me when I was 17, I would have flattened him. I most certainly would not go on a retreat with the so-called abuser, unless, of course, I liked it. Indeed, Hamilton liked it so much he went back for more—20 years more. Even after he got married, he couldn’t resist going back for more.”

So what about the priest? He is a disgrace. Throw the book at him for all we care. But let’s not be fooled into thinking that Dr. Hamilton is a victim. The real news story here was not another case of homosexual molestation, it’s the political motivation of the New York Times


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Written by Bill