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Synonyms for paedophilia

a sexual attraction to children


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A statement said the trial, the first on paedophilia charges to be held inside the Vatican City, would start on July 11.
Some cry paedophilia online, saying it's what the dance looks like with an adult and a child inside a cage and wearing almost nothing.
cowed prurient correct all efforts as the first fumblings of paedophilia.
The attacks are thriving in a country whose president, Vladimir Putin, has linked homosexuality to paedophilia.
The paper said other areas of the Catholic church are also under investigation to find if there has been a large-scale cover-up of paedophilia.
He called paedophilia a "psychological disorder" - and spoke of two priests he knew who were abused as children and went on to become paedophiles.
From my experience, paedophilia is actually an illness.
However, within the Roman Catholic Church itself, there have been growing calls to allow women to become priests in the wake of the widespread paedophilia scandal.
IT'S shocking that female paedophilia seems to be on the increase.
Our judicial system has yet again failed the good honest people in our society with the non-committal of yet another lowlife individual who thrives on paedophilia activities.
A welsh police chief was last night at the centre of a furious row over paedophilia after suggesting illegal sex with teenagers was 'a grey area'.
The sexual attraction and lust for children, called paedophilia, is generally seen as a sexual perversion.
Peaches Geldof, 15, believes concern about young girls wearing lip gloss and mascara has been fuelled by paranoia about paedophilia.
Dear Editor,-Your report upon police Operation Ore (Post, April 5) not only reveals the virtually epidemic proportions of paedophilia in modern Britain, it confirms that those warning of moral/spiritual collapse or disintegration are justified and not Jeremiahs, and also asks a number of very serious questions.
But I do say that there is one thing worse than practicing homosexuality or paedophilia, and that is teaching that these vices are defensible, or even worse, implying just as much by teaching that opposition to such vices is itself a disorder, and doing so subterraneously by employing a truthless name for the disorder.