The really, truly True Believer™ of the Month Award January 2011

With twice as many votes as any other nomination this months prize goes to Archpriest Vsevolod Chaplin, the head of the Orthodox Church’s department for relations between the church and society for the gem of wisdom that “If she (a woman) is wearing a miniskirt, it is provocative, if she is drunk at the same time then she is even more provocative, and if she herself is actively seeking contact with people and is then surprised when that contact ends in rape she is wrong.”

Well Vsevolod… YOU might think that seeing a woman in a mini skirt naturally leads you to want to rape her, but thankfully the rest of us in society, in the real world that your department was built to pretend to communicate with, know that the fault of such crimes lies with the rapist.

But fear not my uncontrollable libido containing friend, you are not alone. It was not that long ago that Donal McKeown in Knock told us that … adults get drunk…. kids get drunk…. and kids can not control themselves while drunk…. so adults MUST be abusing them saying, “The actions of intoxicated adults and some young people’s own inability to have control of themselves would imply that many children are being physically, emotionally and sexually abused across this country on a daily basis — and especially at weekends.”

Trust a catholic Bishop to think that if a child is vulnerable, then SOMEONE has got to be abusing it. That is, after all, what vulnerable children are for right “Father”?

I wonder if we put these two deviants together will they start releasing statements about children in miniskirts, and what an irresistible combined delicacy they offer to the discerning pederast predator in a white collar.