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Special Report | Supporting The Catholic Church Means Supporting The Rape And Sexual Abuse Of Children

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  • Part 1: It's time for #MeToo in the Catholic church.
  • Predator priests will only face justice when those they abused find the courage to speak up.
  • Part 2: Supporting The Catholic Church Means Supporting The Rape And Sexual Abuse Of Children.
  • The Catholic Church is a profoundly and irredeemably morally corrupt institution that allows children to be treated as disposable sex toys for predatory clergy.

Compiled by David Culver, Ed., Evergreene Digest

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Part 1: It's time for #MeToo in the Catholic church

https://i.guim.co.uk/img/media/eaea44eeb2e8eadc6639717c054acb767c750c00/0_365_5472_3283/master/5472.jpg?w=620&q=55&auto=format&usm=12&fit=max&s=567950e056ed3e1039f6846bcc18e986Pennsylvania attorney general Josh Shapiro noted that in some cases, the cover up stretched all the way up to the Vatican. Photograph: Matt Rourke/AP
Predator priests will only face justice when those they abused find the courage to speak up.
David Clohessy, Guardian

Thu 16 Aug 2018 | It’s all about the bishops.” That’s the single most damning line from a new, 1,300 page report, released by the Pennsylvania supreme court on Tuesday, which found that 300 predator priests in the state had abused more than 1,000 children since 1947. It’s the latest scandal in the Catholic church’s continuing child abuse crisis.

The two-year investigation, conducted by Pennsylvania’s attorney general and a dozen grand jurors, involvedhundreds ofinterviews, and examined half a million pages of church records. The probe is the biggest US government investigation into child abuse inside the Catholic church.

David Clohessy is the former executive director of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP)

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Part 2: Supporting The Catholic Church Means Supporting The Rape And Sexual Abuse Of Children

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The Catholic Church is a profoundly and irredeemably morally corrupt institution that allows children to be treated as disposable sex toys for predatory clergy.

Michael Stone, Patheos

August 15, 2018 | The truth hurts: Make no mistake, if you support the Catholic Church, you support the rape and sexual abuse of children.

Earlier this week the Pennsylvania Supreme Court released a sweeping grand jury report on child sex abuse in the Catholic Church. The report documents the rape and sexual abuse of more than a 1,000 children by more than 300 “predatory priests."

Michael Stone is a Progressive Secular Humanist and the CEO and Founder of the popular Facebook page, Progressive Secular Humanist Examiner.

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