Subject Index to Staff-Written Articles
This subject index lists only staff-written articles. Articles from other sources can be found by way of the Archives.
Articles listed on this page originally appeared in the "Faith Communities" section of Philia. Their inclusion here is not intended to indicate that the individuals named in the articles are necessarily minor-attracted adults, or that the individuals necessarily support minor-attracted adults.
For terminology, please see the guide to this site.
U.S.: Dr. Laura Links Religious Declaration with
Pedophilia Debate. Laura Schlessinger, an Orthodox Jew whose radio
talk show is popular among conservative Christians, has stated in a New
York Times editorial that an interfaith "Religious Declaration on Sexual
Morality, Justice, and Healing" promotes the sexualization of children.
U.S.: Catholic Bishop Urges Faith Communities to Look at the "Root Causes" of Clergy Sexual Abuse. Faith communities that are facing the crisis of clergy sexual abuse need to move beyond "the medical triage model" and "look more deeply into its root causes," the Most Rev. John F. Kinney told participants at the Interfaith Sexual Trauma Institute Second Annual Conference.
U.K.: Religious Press Remains Silent as Vigilante Violence Rocks Britain. International readers seeking religion news from Britain during July and August were treated to articles on recycling awards, bats in churches, and Harry Potter . . . but virtually no articles on the violence against sex offenders that raged throughout Britain for three weeks.
U.K.: Methodist Representative Denounces "'Lynch-Mob' Tactics" Against Sex Offenders. A representative of the Methodist Church of Great Britain, which in June approved a report on the pastoral care of convicted sex offenders, has condemned the recent violence in Britain toward sex offenders.
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