Despite widespread insistence that “sexual orientation” has played no role in past or current Roman Catholic priest sex-abuse scandals, studies have found that more than 80 percent were under-aged victims of male-on-male abuse.
Further, in a survey of Catholic priests, more than half said a “homosexual subculture” existed in the seminary they attended.
The author of the Ruth Institute report is Fr. Paul Sullins, Ph.D., a retired professor of sociology at Catholic University of America and currently senior research associate at the Ruth Institute.
Jennifer Roback Morse, the president of the Ruth Institute, noted the grand jury in the Pennsylvania scandal cited many cases of “male-on-male predation.”