Actually for most of its history in Christian Europe the Churches’ age of consent was 12. For much of the history of America it has been 10. It’s only been in the last 100 years or so the the age of consent is where it is now.
So for much of its history the Church sanctioned what we would consider extremely “aberrant” behaviour. Interpretation is a funny thing.
Molestation happens all the time, in many places.
Some celebrities have been charged with molestation, such as Jimmy Saville, Gary Glitter, Rolf Harris and Michael Jackson.
Yet no-one calls for the TV or music industry to be closed down, nor are all celebrities assumed to be pedophiles.
In fact, statistics show that the vast majority of child molestations actually happen in the home, and the biggest perpetrators are often family members or people who visit the home.
The second biggest group is actually between teachers and under-age students, but this includes relationships where the teacher is committing carnal knowledge with the student.
The media just focuses on the church because many people are religious bigots and it plays to their opinion to make it sound like all churches do it.
Also, peds in the home form some of the media's audience. So they would rather cover up their crimes, and pretend it never happens to get the peds who do it in the home to still buy their newspapers and watch their news shows.
I feel sorry for those who get molested by a relative or visitor at home. They have less of a voice, because the media and the public care more about going after the peds in the church, and ignore victims elsewhere.
BTW, does the Koran talk about Allah marrying 14-year-olds? Where is the condemnation for that, or are the media and the public too gutless to say anything?