paedophilia


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paedophilia

(ˌpiːdəʊˈfɪlɪə) or

pedophilia

n
(Psychiatry) the condition of being sexually attracted to children
ˌpaedoˈphiliˌac, ˌpedoˈphiliˌac n, adj
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paedophilia - a sexual attraction to children
paraphilia - abnormal sexual activity
Translations
pedofilia

paedophilia

pedophilia (US) [ˌpiːdəʊˈfɪlɪə] Npederastia f, pedofilia f

paedophilia

[ˌpiːdəˈfɪlɪə] pedophilia (US) npédophilie f

paedophilia

, (US) pedophilia
nPädophilie f
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Jozef Wesolowski, a Pole who had been defrocked by a Vatican tribunal, last year became the first person to be arrested inside the Vatican on paedophilia charges.
The video is accused of promoting paedophilia, which the Australian songstress has denied.
We're simply cowed by the prurient politically-correct who see all efforts at help as the first fumblings of paedophilia.
Many of the attackers are members of a gang called Occupy Paedophilia, which links gay men to child molesters and has 37 branches.
Just as we don't look back at the 18th and 19th centuries and condemn people for racism in the same way as we would condemn a modern person for racism, I look back a few decades to my childhood and see things like caning, like mild paedophilia, and can't find it in me to condemn it by the same standards as I or anyone would today.
The Metropolitan Police has set up the so-called Operation Fernbridge to look into historical cases of paedophilia in Britain.
His comments prompted outrage, just weeks after he was forced to apologise for describing paedophilia as a sickness and not a crime.
A SOUTH African cardinal who helped elect Pope Francis has described paedophilia as a psychological illness, not "a criminal condition".
JOHANNESBURG(TAP) - A South African cardinal who helped elect Pope Francis this week has told the BBC paedophilia is an illness and not a crime.
Summary: David Cameron has said that accusations of paedophilia against senior Tories risk becoming a witch-hunt against those who are gay.
On July 30, 2010, Daily Times exclusively reported that paedophilia was reaching alarming levels in Punjab.
The Telegraph quoted Federico Lombardi, the Vatican spokesman, as saying that the new rules put attempts at ordaining women among the "most serious crimes" alongside paedophilia and will be handled by investigators from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF), considered the successor to the Inquisition.