Interfaith News on Boylovers and Girl-lovers
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World: A Unique Opportunity to Share Compassion: Life as an Evangelical Christian Boylover. F.O.D. has posted at the Christian Boylove Forum since 1998. He answers questions here about how being a boylover has affected his life as a Christian. [Philia]
World: Boylovers Provide Meeting Spaces for Concerned
Outsiders. Rarely has so much effort been exerted to roll out the red
carpet to critics. Religious and non-religious people concerned about the
effects of pedophilia upon society are now welcome at a number of boylove
discussion boards, including three forums especially designed for non-pedophiles.
Netherlands: Clergyman Speaks on Dutch Radio of His Ministry to Pedophiles. The Rev. Hans Visser, minister of Paulus Church (Dutch Reformed) in Rotterdam, appeared on Dutch Radio 5 on June 23 to describe his pastoral efforts to assist adults who are attracted to minors. [Philia]
World: Christian Boylove Forum Issues Statement Opposing Child Abuse. As the result of a series of critical messages posted by outsiders, the Christian Boylove Forum plans to add a statement to its Frequently Asked Questions that makes clear to visitors the forum's opposition to child abuse. [Philia]
Canada: Christian Consultation on Boylove Begins the Dialogue. In what is believed by its organizers to be a first, a small conference held in Montreal on June 11 brought together Christian boylovers and non-pedophiles from throughout North America to discuss issues related to boylove and Christianity. [Philia]
Canada: Outreach, Family, and Faith: A Jewish Boylover Reflects on His Heritage. Is PopaBear the only Jewish boylover? He doesn't know. [Philia]
Germany: Baumstark Goes Non-Profit. Baumstark-online, a Christian site for German-speaking boylovers and girl-lovers, has acquired non-profit status and is undergoing revisions. [Philia]
Netherlands: New Support Group Forms for Christian Pedophiles. A support group for Christian pedophiles will soon be started in the Netherlands, the Dutch newspaper Trouw reported on June 30. [Philia]
World: "Not an Oxymoron": Christian Pedophiles Form Online Support Groups. By Heather Elizabeth Peterson. Those who share their faith believe they can't be Christian. Those who share their sexual desires believe they shouldn't be Christian. But Christian adults who are attracted to minors are seeking new ways to support each other in their struggles with faith and sexuality. [Greenbelt Interfaith News]
© 1999 Heather Elizabeth Peterson