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paedophilia

(ˌpiːdəʊˈfɪlɪə) or

pedophilia

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

paedophilia

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

[ˌpiːdəˈfɪlɪə] pedophilia (US) npédophilie f
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paedophilia

, (US) pedophilia
nPädophilie f
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A Polish court has ordered church authorities to hand over to prosecutors classified files regarding a paedophilia case, in a rare example of a clash between the state and the powerful Catholic Church in deeply devout Poland.
AN INVESTIGATIVE journalist who claims he was handed a list of 16 MPs involved in paedophilia in the 1980s is unable to remember a single name, an inquiry has heard.
Summary: California [USA], March 1 (ANI): Following the recent paedophilia ring scandal, YouTube has announced a number of changes to its platform to make it safe for children and curb the menace of inappropriate comments and timestamps by malicious users.
ROME: Pope Francis opened Thursday a landmark summit at the Vatican on fighting child sex abuse, saying that the world expected concrete measures" on tackling paedophilia in the Catholic Church.The pontiff will dedicate the next three and a half days to discussing the Church's response to child abuse by members of the clergy with bishops from around the world.
Just say no to abuse, of power, conscience or any type means saying no forcefully to all forms of clericalism," the Argentinian pontiff told 74 new bishops, the bulk hailing from Africa.The group was attending a two-week seminar on how to lead their respective dioceses as the Church attempts to react to paedophilia scandals which have left the Vatican reeling and the pope accused of being party to a high-level cover-up.
When someone replied asking where we "draw the line on not persecuting people for who they are", Ranj said "sorry, but MASSIVE difference between homosexuality and paedophilia...
Its story was headlined: "Pope Francis: 'The failure of the fight against paedophilia makes me ashamed.'" CNN focused on the problem of parents forced to baptise their children so they could access school places.
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.
Atheist campaigner Richard Dawkins has been criticised for apparently playing down some public school sex abuse as "mild paedophilia".
The Metropolitan Police has set up the so-called Operation Fernbridge to look into historical cases of paedophilia in Britain.