The hierarchy cannot grapple with these obvious facts of life and human nature. Because it would require re-thinking the dogma in their bunker. And thinking is not allowed in Benedict's church - at least thinking not done by the Pope.Time to abandon religion to the trash heap of primitivism, or something.
Slowly But Surely...
I am sure it is hard to be Catholic, especially these days. Andrew Sullivan has been struggling with the cognitive dissonance that is religion and reality for quite some time. Here it appears he has finally grasped something we free-thinkers have thought for a while: thinking is not allowed in the church.