Wrong. The men spend years discerning the call. There is absolutely no chance that they don't understand the commitment to celibacy for the sake of the kingdom. Men who decide they can't commit to celibacy can and often do become ordained deacons.who="Anthony MN"
There are denials in both camps. There are LOUD PROTESTS in both camps. There are admissions and repentance in both camps. You sin, we sin. Just as Jesus said.
There are misfits and hypocrites all over the place, Anthony. But the CC problem is compounded because they require thousands of men to deny themselves the life that God has given to mankind.
Jesus said that "not many" could live such a life. But the CC requires it of THOUSANDS (many) anyway.
Don't tell me that those men KNOWINGLY make such a pledge. Most of them long to serve God, but have no idea of the sacrifice that they are required to make. And you know that, if they do not make that vow, they are not accepted to the ministry by the CC.
And the vast majority were homosexuals preying on adolescent boys.
Why is sexual abuse so much higher in protestantism where the ministers are allowed to be married?