Politician wants Catholic Churches to post signs warning children of danger. The message is clear: comply with mandatory reporting laws, or post signs warning parents that houses of worship might pose a danger to children.

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I think that’s a fair compromise.

Randyfox86

“Warning! Your children and your mind might be in danger!”

JimSFV

I often hear people say that it isn’t the fault of the catholic church fault, it’s pedophile priests that are the problem. No, I’m sorry, if the catholic church is deliberately hiding pedophile priests and making it easier for them to operate, then it is a paedophilic organisation.

ThereforeGOD

> … comply with mandatory reporting laws, or post signs warning parents that houses of worship might pose a danger to children. Or even better, how about both?

McGooby

“**Many Catholic leaders are protesting the law because it includes abuse admitted within the space of the confessional.** In July, the Vatican’s Apostolic Penitentiary released a statement pushing back against it, saying that “Any political action or legislative initiative aimed at breaking the inviolability of the sacramental seal would constitute an unacceptable offence against the (freedom of the Church).” This doctrine of “confessional silence” is an affront to human rights and makes a laughing stock of moral code. And yet it persists.

BrautanGud