That plays into the way "media uses sexuality, creating it as mysterious, taboo and exciting. Sexual imagery in the media is almost exclusively young, fit people," so "athletes are sexy by definition."
By challenging this longstanding system of benign neglect, bishops and zealots may believe they will achieve ideological purity. What they are actually doing is jeopardizing Catholic hospitals and public health.
Thanks in large part to a decade of nearly nonexistent enforcement, tens of millions of men, women and children now routinely drink, bathe in and cook with tap water laced with illegal levels of contaminants.