This book analyzes the function and structure of a system that exerts real power in an area of existence vital to human service, happiness, and productivity: sexuality as it is understood by the celibate/sexual teaching and practice of the Catholic Church.
Part I: Symptoms of the Crisis 1. Priests and Children 2. Crime, Sin, and Sickness 3. Discourse: The Sexual Tower of Babel 4. Patterns of Celibate/Sexual Adjustment Part II: Function and Failure 5. System: Function/Dysfunction 6. Priests and Women 7. Priests and Men Part III: The Structure of Crisis 8. The Structure Beneath the Crisis 9. Priests Who Suffer; Priests Who Succeed 10. The Christian Experience