We need to take some time to ask ourselves what are our greatest temptations, and to examine our souls to see if we have succeeded in the area of resisting temptations.
But these kids are a different story and what happens to them at the hands of their teachers or in their own homes (as happened to one of my siblings) is the egregious crime that gets filed away as a story in the dark corner of the room that needs light shone upon it.
It’s important for him to know that he can be anything he wants to be…we talk about that every night before he goes to bed.
The Church has always gone where the sinners are, as Jesus went, like to the sick a physician goes – to heal those who are ill. Jesus never said that the doctor wasn’t sick, too…he just said the physician comes to heal the sick.
If Truth is God’s creation, and the Church guides us to God, and if we practice that truth as best as possible, we will become the best we are supposed to be.