“If Benedict is really serious about fixing the Church’s sex scandal problems, he will let priests get married. Then they won’t be so likely to prey on little boys.”
That’s really a ridiculous homopobic contention from a respected Democratic party elder. Pedophiles are drawn to professions where interaction with children is essential. Other professions root those people out through background checks and care.
If the Catholic church really wants to fix its sex scandal it would just do a little more screening. Rooting out gays in favored of “married” priests won’t do that. Heterosexual pedophilia is quite possible, you know.