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Feb 10, 2019 11:44 PM 2+ mon ago

The priestly sex-abuse scandal has had so much publicity that it's hard to imagine what more can be said. But what's amazing to me is that almost nothing has been said about the relationship of the Scandal and the dissent from Humanae Vitae. Rarely mentioned, if ever, is the Totality Thesis of the dissenters. So I propose this imaginary dialogue.

Mr. X: "This whole thing about the sexual abuse of minors and seminarians is completely off base. It's no different from parents exercising their authority to persuade their kids to eat their veggies."

JFK. "Such a statement is based on a hugely false assumption--namely, that there is no intrinsic meaning to the human sexual act.

Mr. X: "Even if there is such a meaning, it doesn't apply all the time. When bishops muddied the waters post-Humanae Vitae by writing about ...

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