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1 POSTSCarl has been working with students and families in both England and the US for the last 15 years. He currently works with at risk teens in Seattle WA, where he lives with his wife, Rachel, and 2 daughters.
The Vatican has confirmed it has a set of internal guidelines for what a Catholic priest should do if he were to father a child. But despite the fact that the church is aware that some of its priests are having children, its leaders have been slow to acknowledge this problem publicly.
No matter how many policies you put in place, if they are confusing, riddled with exceptions and too easy to forget, a moment will come when your defenses are down. So, to keep your children safe, boil your strategy down to these words: Sticky, Simple and Consistent.
“We have to accept the fact that peace isn’t magic, and you can love Jesus and still be struggling profoundly with inner peace," Erwin McManus says.