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Fun Friday: Stephen Colbert’s Helpful Advice for Catholic Priests

posted by Nicole Neroulias

Stephen Colbert, a Catholic, had some helpful advice last night for pedophile priests confused by poor training and preparation for the social upheavals of the 1960s-1970s — one of the conclusions of a recent (extremely problematic) clergy abuse study:

“Do: Give sermons, counsel your flock, preach the good word. Don’t: Molest anyone… ever!”

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Kaath

posted May 20, 2011 at 3:04 pm


I read the clergy report and I was gonna say, what more “training” does any priest (or any person, period) need in this area than “So IN EVERYTHING, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.”



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nnmns

posted May 20, 2011 at 9:32 pm


I’m a big believer in the Golden Rule, but in this case what if the priests kinda want to be treated that way themselves. I have no idea if that’s true, but it might be for at least a few.

Anyway it’s a no-brainer that they shouldn’t do it, and it became a no-brainer that they could do it.



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