In Ireland, the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse issued a report that covered six decades (from the 1950s).
Of the Catholic sexual abuse cases in Latin America, the most widely known is the sexual scandal of Father Marcial Maciel, the leader of the Legion of Christ, a Roman Catholic congregation made up of priests and seminarians studying for the priesthood.
This may be due in part to the more hierarchical structure of the Church in Third World countries, the "psychological health" of clergy in those regions, and because Third World media, legal systems and public culture are not as apt to thoroughly discuss sexual abuse.
Sadly, there are still those hold-outs who insist on taking their vow of “till death do us part” seriously even when they get bored with one another or a more interesting/exciting/attractive person comes along. Ignore that sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach that’s telling you you’re making a huge mistake. At least agree that you will not form the consciences of your children. But in order to marry an idiot, be sure you don’t agree on these issues.
To those old-fashioned people who care that divorce harms children in drastic, life-altering ways, or who still think difficulties in marriage are worth overcoming rather than throwing in the towel, this article is not for you. To the rest of you who wish to join the cultural norm of marrying an idiot and eventually getting divorced only to marry yet another idiot, please keep reading. Here are five steps to get you started: Who cares about Mr. Or better yet, don’t discuss them beforehand at all. If you have followed these five easy steps, you too can marry an idiot.
Estimating the number of priests and deacons active in the same period at 110,000, the report concluded that approximately 4% have faced these allegations.