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To: american colleen
If the state knows Fr. G has no license (per Mr.Egerton) and he is practicing as something he is not, why hasn't he been arrested?

No. It's not "per Mr. Egerton." It's per Ms. Kappa, the prosecutor.

Typically, people are not arrested for misdemeanors. However, if a victim of Fr. Kruhl sues his diocese, I suspect Fr. Groeschel will be asked about his credentials.

the author doesn't say the interview requests came from him or the newspaper he writes for. Kind of a weird omission.

I'm not sure I see the significance of this. Egerton is writing the story; I'd bet a considerable sum of money that it was he who made the request.

And do we know what the victim was doing to the priest?

Not anything near as horrible as what the priest was doing to the victim.

It was understood that the abusers could be treated and cured until very recently.

Wait a minute. Is this about pedophilia or homosexuality? I thought these guys were homosexuals preying on young men. At least, that's what I read in Michael Rose, and here on Free Republic. It is pedophilia that cannot be cured. Homosexuals, on the other hand, can be changed, or so I read, or encouraged to remain chaste.

Was Groeschel treating pedophilia or homosexuality?

61 posted on 03/02/2003 4:06:05 PM PST by sinkspur
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To: sinkspur
Depends on what they were curing, I guess. However, if it was homosexual abuse, I would presume that it could be cured (or so they may have thought) by spiritual means -- reinforcing the gift of celibacy. And wasn't pedophelia thought to be curable as well?

Seems like you are asking more than was posed in the article.

64 posted on 03/02/2003 4:18:36 PM PST by american colleen (Christe Eleison!)
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