Francis rails against child sexual abuse, saying abusers must be 'severely' punished http://ncronline.org/print/news/vat...buse-saying-abusers-must-be-severely-punished Dear Holy Father - if you are serious in stopping clerical sexual abuse then understand that the key is prevention - Proper vetting of candidates for the priesthood and religious life. Clean up dioceses, seminaries and houses of religious that have been infiltrated by the homosexual collective. Remove all bishops and cardinals tainted by the vice of homosexuality and pederasty from office. Root them out! Careful Selection And Training Of Candidates For The States Of Perfection And Sacred Orders (1961) Section 31 (4) addresses the issue of grave violations of chastity by candidates for religious life states: "Advancement to religious vows and ordination should be barred to those who are afflicted with evil tendencies to homosexuality or pederasty, since for them the common life and the priestly ministry would constitute serious dangers.