Scandal-averse policies have enabled the widespread sexual abuse of boys and male adolescents within the Church.
Tag: medieval church
A surprisingly prevalent theme in late English medieval literature and culture: the celebration of the Virgin Mary’s sexuality.
While many vowesses broke their chastity vows, Margaret Singleton’s case was different and remains an unsolved mystery.
The story of the imposition of clerical celibacy in the Anglo-Norman realms.
Many medieval clerics struggled to obey rules which said they must remain celibate.