The Catholic Church does not have more paedophiles than any other institution with an inordinate power over it’s wards.
There are probably as many paedophile teachers as there are priests.
However, the problem with the Church is how it dealt with paedophiles. In order to maintain the illusion of a moral high ground, the Catholic Church attempted to cover up, hide and outright deny the existence of paedophiles. This was done under the guise of “forgiveness” but in reality it was an attempt to keep the Church’s facade of integrity safe. [Read more...]