Part of it revolves around paedophile clergy. Are we to believe that allowing priests to get married would redirect their interest away from choirboys? How does that work, then?
Is marriage somehow a 'cure' for paedophilia?
The press seems to want to make the link. On today's BBC page, the comment is offered that, in an address about celibacy, the pope did not mention abuse by clergy, thus conflating the two issues.