Category Archives: Clerical Sexual Abuse of Children

Abuse by priests

I saw a great post about the motives of liturgical abuse at the blog Waiting For Godot To Leave (fun title). Here is some of it.  See the rest there.  My emphases and comments: The Precision of Abuse – Liturgical and … Continue reading

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Where’s the ‘c’atholic Left’s usual liberal outrage?

Here is something curious. The Holy Father meets with his new Gang of 8, the cardinalatial kitchen cabinet, for – what? – 3 days? Did I get that right? Fr. Federico Lombardi, SJ, the papal spokesman said that during the … Continue reading

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UN = BULLY

I don’t like the UN.   They push an evil agenda and they are an accomplice also for the Obama Administration’s evil agenda. The UN is also now on my bullies list. From IOL though it seems to be from always … Continue reading

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International Court dismisses SNAP’s case against the Holy See

I saw this at These Stone Walls, the blog for Fr. Gordon MacCrae, in prison serving time for a crime he more than likely did not commit. The post is longish, but here is the first part: The International Criminal Court … Continue reading

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A new Catholic “whistle-blower” group

From Newsmax: Catholic Priests and Nuns Unite to Fight Church’s Abuse Problem A group of priests and nuns calling themselves Catholic Whistleblowers are pressing Pope Francis and the American bishops to take on those in the church who are still … Continue reading

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Judge rules: Bp. Finn cannot be held liable in a civil lawsuit against a priest

From Catholic World News: Bishop Finn not liable in child-porn lawsuit, Missouri judge rules A federal judge in Missouri has ruled that the Diocese of Kansas City (Missouri) and Bishop Robert Finn cannot be held liable in a civil lawsuit … Continue reading

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More food for thought for the Cardinal Electors

Some time ago I wrote that the Cardinal Electors, in the General Congregations and in the Conclave itself, have to consider – among other issues – the record of the man they may choose in regard to his handling (or … Continue reading

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Card. Mahony’s next move? Deflect responsibility to Archbp. Gomez.

Read what I wrote HERE about Los Angeles’s Archbishop Gomez bumping Card. Mahony off the diocesean schedule because of Mahony’s cover-up of abuse of children. Now Card. Mahony writes on his blog… and it sincerely grieves me to point this … Continue reading

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Waiting for the hat to drop: Card. Mahony relieved of duties in Los Angeles.

The Archbishop of Los Angeles, Most Rev. José H. Gomez, has said “Effective immediately, I have informed Cardinal Mahony that he will no longer have any administrative or public duties.”  See the pdf of the letter HERE. What this means … Continue reading

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Retired Australian Bp. Robinson says he would break Seal of Confession, trashes Card. Pell

This, from UCANEWS make me angry: Pell does not speak for the whole Church says retired bishop The retired bishop, Geoffrey Robinson, says he would be prepared to break the seal of confession in order to report sexual abuse.  [?!?] … Continue reading

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John XXIII, Benedict XVI, and the “speech to the moon”

Tonight there was a candlelight procession in Rome from Castel Sant’Angelo to St. Peter’s Basilica.  Benedict XVI spoke to the crowd and made a reference to the famous – especially because it was informal – speech to the crowds by … Continue reading

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Comments on Fishwrap’s editorial against Bp. Finn and their call for his removal

Today Fishwrap offers up a fantasy editorial railing against Bp. Robert Finn of Kansas City-St. Joseph.  Based on his conviction by a Kansas City court, Fishwrap demands Finn’s resignation or removal from office. It would take too many words here to pull their editorial apart, … Continue reading

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Catholic League: Assessing Bp. Finn’s guilt

From The Catholic League: ASSESSING BISHOP FINN’S GUILT SEPTEMBER 7, 2012 Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments on a judge’s decision yesterday finding Kansas City-St. Joseph Bishop Robert Finn guilty in a case involving Father Shawn Ratigan: Let’s get rid of … Continue reading

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NCFishwrap, out to get Bp. Finn (D. Kansas City – St. Joseph)

The National catholic Reporter (aka Fishwrap) is out to get Bishop Finn. Fishwrap has been carrying on a jihad against Bishop Robert Finn of the Diocese of Kansas City – St. Joseph ever since he arrived.  Fishwrap’s offices are within that … Continue reading

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U.S. court rules priests are not Holy See employees

From Vatican Insider: The U.S. District Court in Portland clears the Vatican of any responsibility for a priest who was pronounced guilty of acts of paedophilia during the 1960s ANDREA TORNIELLI vatican city On Monday, 20 August in Portland (Oregon), … Continue reading

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