Benedict For the Pope Emeritus, the 68-year-a cause for the sexual abuse of children in the Catholic Church. Belonged to "the physiognomy of the' 68 Revolution, that now pedophilia as allowed and as appropriate to was diagnosed," wrote Benedict in an essay, the other hand, the Catholic news network, the CNA published on Thursday. Regardless of the time would have been equal to "a collapse of the Catholic moral theology occurred, which made the Church vulnerable to the processes in the society".
the reason for the crisis of the Catholic Church was also a "God-lessness". "Why pedophilia could reach such an extent? In the last of the reason for this is the absence of God“, writes the German Ex-Pope, the next week is 92 years old. After consulting with his successor, Pope Francis, he wrote the Text for the Bavarian "Clergy". It States: In the years from 1960 to 1980, the current standards are broken away "in questions of sexuality" and a "norm-lessness arose, the intercept, meanwhile, strove".More about
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Benedict was Pope from 2005 until his spectacular resignation in 2013. In his term of office came to light, that the world's mass of the children were in need of spiritual abuse. In view of the serious crisis, Pope Francis had invited in February to an Anti-abuse summit in the Vatican. Pope Francis has repeatedly pointed out that the reason for the abuse of the power structures of the Church. (dpa)