God, AIDS, Africa & HOPE

Reflections / Gedanken

13.04.2010 Paedophilia and homosexuality

It is indeed tragic that somebody within our church and in high rank one’s again confuses pedophilia and homosexuality – it is as wrong as confusing in connecting pedophilia and celibacy. I must admit that sometimes I am ashamed that we as a church give the impression that we ignore sciences and related studies. Most abuse takes place within families and close circles of relatives and friends around a victims families and most victims are female. We are not allowed to bow tragedies that they fit or support our moral teaching. I wish for an open and honest debate – that we owe the victims.

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HIV, Development and HOPE – thoughts of a Catholic priest

Being a Roman - Catholic priest and working in the fields of HIV and social development in Africa has its challenges. You will find stories and reflections about my work, about the church, South Africa and Africa, about politics and whatever triggers my interest. You are most welcome to leave a comment or to get in touch with me. Blogging means to initiate thoughts and discussions and for the writer to formulate what is loosely running around in the heart and mind in need of being sorted and spoken out.

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