I haven’t read even one of these stories. I won’t. I can’t let myself read child abuse. I’m 58, BIC, active nearly my entire life. My experience is likely better than most as I remember it. I wasn’t asked directly about masturbation until i was just a month shy of 16, my priest interview. I was asked if i masturbate. I lied about it. I was asked if i had sex with my GF. I longed to have sex with my girl friend. You see the bishops son, a friend of mine, was sexting his GF. I saw it first hand in the seminary building. I figured if the bishops son got away with this, I could too. Did these interviews scar me for life? I don’t know. The church in general scared me for life.