Three generalizations arise from the confused history of "carnal knowledge" in colonial penal codes. At the UN Human Rights Council in SeptemberNigeria ridiculed "the notion that executions for offences such as homosexuality and lesbianism is [sic] excessive.
In England, King Henry VIII's break with the Catholic Church in the sixteenth century led to revising much of the country's common law-simply because offenses that had formerly been tried in church courts now had to be heard in secular ones.
In the case of male homosexuality however, the perceived deviance is punished simply because it is deviant. Former pupils came forward and urged old schoolmates to do likewise. One legal commentator clarified that "catamite" meant a "habitual" practitioner of sodomy, adding that "it is not necessary to prove when and where any individual act of this nature occurred.
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Finally, British provisions on "gross indecency" gave police opportunities to arrest people on the basis of suspicion or appearance. He described an incident I had witnessed and blotted from my mind — how the chemistry teacher had made a boy stand on a desk and held a blazing Bunsen burner close to his crotch.
When the suit was filed, Marfori was not included in the diocese's list of clergy accused of sexual abuse or an addendum to that list.