Let’s use the Muslim Defense! Most priests aren’t abusers. Most Catholics aren’t priests. Ergo, this has NOTHING to do with the Catholic Church! Right? WRONG!
Shapiro said the priests would mark their victims by giving them gifts.
“To make it easier to target their victims, the priests gave their favored boys gifts – gold crosses to wear as necklaces. The crosses were markings of which boys had been groomed for abuse,” Shapiro said.
Grand Jury Report Into Sexual Abuse In 6 Pa. Dioceses Released « CBS Pittsburgh
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