NY Bishop Rape Shames Abuse Victims: Boys Are ‘Culpable’ For Their Actions At 7 Years Old
Church and State Press
I don't have a problem with the notion that a 7 year old can have moral responsibility. But that really is not the point now is it?
Bishop Robert Cunningham of the diocese of Syracuse, NY doesn’t think priests should take all of the blame for decades, if not centuries, of sexual abuse against young boys. According to Cunningham, the “age of reason” in the Catholic church is seven, so those boys are culpable for their actions. ...
The same line of reasoning could be applied to adult women, right? Or adult men, come to think of it.