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Synonyms for pedophilia

a sexual attraction to children


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The commission established by the pope to address the problem of pedophilia within the universal church has done little to remedy the issue of mistrust on the part of the laity.
Retired Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Oscar Cruz said while pedophilia cases involving priests may be common in other countries such as in Europe and North America, this is not common in the Philippines.
Pineiro said he supported a government investigation under way into Miranda's alleged pedophilia.
Our goal is to ensure pedophilia is listed in the penal code, because so far it is only referred to as 'aggravated rape'," Valerie Morales-Attias, one of the organizers, said.
They called for an end to silence surrounding pedophilia acts and for adopting a specific law on children rape.
How is it possible in a state of law to return the girl to the mother, while the pedophilia case is pending in the court and there are suspicions that the molestation took place in the mother's flat?
Pedophilia (a form of sodomy) is sexual abuse of little children--boys and girls--mostly between the ages of 3 to 6 or 7.
The Catholic church has been accused of covering up pedophilia in its ranks.
Church failed in handling handle the revelations about pedophilia among
Speaking in English to pilgrims and tourists in St Peter s Square for his general audience, Benedict announced that on Friday he will sign his long-awaited pastoral letter dealing with pedophilia in Ireland.
Pedophilia and sexual offending against children; theory, assessment, and intervention.
Acts of pedophilia are the responsibility of the individual who carries them out," leaving the hierarchy blameless.
He includes a very clear-headed treatment of Biblical laws about adultery and the status of women [Chapters 8 and 9], monogamy [Chapter 10], and various kinds of "bad sex" such as incest, sodomy, bestiality, pedophilia, necrophilia, and rape [Chapter 13].