Er.. pete.. It's the certainty of superstition that is mocked.
Women have nothing to seek forgiveness for as there is nothing to be forgiven. Each pregnancy has an individual human story attached. To ask a wicked kiddie fiddler for forgiveness for being raped? No wonder less than 1% of the country see semi literate old men as people to respect.
Unless and until churches, mosques, temples whatever stop defending and hiding criminals, nobody, I repeat nobody is answerable to them for any reason.
And if any of the bunch of control freaks ever do get their house in order, respect has to be earned from that minute on.
This the twenty first century for fucks sake. It's sad that impressionable people like pete had an education that failed him, but like that teacher who tweeted creationist fantasy last week, society shouldn't pander to personality disorder. It's abuse to perpetuate medieval brain washing.