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New Evidence Paints Horrific Picture Of Vatican!

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New files pertaining to the Vatican were unveiled yesterday exposing certain members of the Catholic Church as two-faced hypocrites. Apparently, there is documentation revealing the Vatican's decision to allow a priest to remain at his post after it was confirmed he molested as many as 200 deaf boys!

In 1996, Milwaukee's archbishop contacted the head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, which decides the fate of accused priests, about Rev. Lawrence C. Murphy, who was working at a renowned school for deaf children and was being charged with molesting his students. A secret canonical trial was in the midst of being set up when the good Reverend personally wrote to the Cardinal in charge, insisting that he should not be put on trial because "he had already repented and was in poor health and that the case was beyond the church’s own statute of limitations."

That's a lot of bullshit to cram into one sentence. And it worked! He was never defrocked or charged with anything! What's worse is that three separate archbishops of the church were alerted of the Reverend's crimes and not one reported it to the police. Victims who approached officials themselves were dismissed without any investigation.

This new information comes on the heels of an investigation against the current Pope Benedict. There are accusations that he and his subordinates also did not alert civilian authorities or discipline priests involved in sexual abuse cases when he served as an archbishop in Germany and as the Vatican’s chief doctrinal enforcer.

Fantastic. Great choice of leadership, folks.

Oh, and as if they needed even more damaging evidence against them, consider this disturbing statistic:

"Only 20 percent of the 3,000 accused priests whose cases went to the church’s doctrinal office between 2001 and 2010 were given full church trials, and only some of those were defrocked."

We think that is a great message of faith to your followers!

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129 comments to “New Evidence Paints Horrific Picture Of Vatican!”

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  1. 1

    ironic how it's always the holier than thou folk who molest kids.

  2. 2

    Re: Chelsea – I agree with you…its very messed up. What would Jesus do?

  3. 3

    there is huge controversey here in ireland about the catholic church and priests that abused kids in the 70's and 80's and it is only coming to light now..some of these victims of sexual abuse were paid off by bishops to keep quiet..its a disgrace!

  4. 4

    ALL religions are nothing but CULTS!!! Shut up and drink the Kool-Aid!!!

  5. 5

    my god, and people are over there on the glenn beck thread trying to defend religion. how do you have a leg to stand on??

  6. 6

    Born and raised catholic. Love the catholic church though its not anything close to perfect. But going every Sunday with my dad and brothers as a little girl I could of even told you that BACK THEN. I was always upset I couldnt be an alter girl. I loved being a part of the mass! But this straight up bullshit with priests molesting kids…I cant tell you how angry it makes me…and how these pansy ass MEN need the harshest form of consequences! The fact the church protects this bullshit is BEYOND ME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Now if one of these mother fuckers were to touch my son or daughter the day i do give birth… that man would never be heard from AGAIN. PERIOD. I have seen pain caused by men raping/molesting boys, that have since then grew into men and have a world of problems!!!!! Men need to get ahold of themselves regarding sex because wives, children, EVERYONE IS BEING AFFECTED BY SEX CRIMES AND by now the only way to save $$ from our jails being over crowded, and to avoid death penalty (cause thats just to easy, and no ones is doing it), is to have these bastards castrated. Off with their balls without any anesthesia. Fucking coward monsters!!!!!!!!!!!!

  7. 7

    It's stuff like this that makes me (I guess) ashamed to be Catholic. But I'm not, really. I'm proud to be Catholic. People forget that the majority of priests out there are really good guys. People just chose to think the worst of others. It makes me sick.

  8. 8

    It's only a matter of time. With the hundreds and hundreds of closed churches around the country, I give it 30 years before Vatican City is a ghost town. As it is, most churches are in borderline disrepair and see fewer and fewer traffic through their doors. With most of their followers dying from old age and only a tiny amount of younger Catholics taking a serious interest in the church, their days are certainly numbered. The more bad press, the smaller the numbers will get. WHY DON'T THEY UNDERSTAND THAT?!? They'd get better press if they dismissed all these priests to show an example of intolerance, and perhaps this would prevent more priests from believing it's OK. Maybe they should allow priests to find legal sexual partners? Instead, they bash gay people and embrace child molesters. And they want people to give a portion of their income to them?!? WTF.

  9. 9

    Proof positive of how religion is a bunch of bullshit! Those who you are supposed to "trust" are those who violate you the worst. They'll get theirs!

  10. 10

    anybody that believes in religion ought to load a gun and stick it their mouth for being so stupid.

  11. 11

    This is so sad for all the Catholic priests who are actually good people.

  12. Emesa says – reply to this


    The Vatican really needs to start taking these child abuse cases seriously. So many kids are being hurt.

  13. 13

    one reason among many why i left Catholicism and became a Christian

  14. 14

    the pope needs to be held accountable for all this bullshit. let him and all his fucking bishops and cardinals and all those lying dickheads get buttraped daily with no spitshine. then maybe they'll see how it feels.

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  16. 16

    The Catholic church is the church of satan,pedophilia is the trademark of a satanist. Catholicism is not a correct biblical representation of Christianity and only serves the satanic aggenda to turn people away from true biblical Christianity,televangelists serve this satanic purpose as well.

  17. 17

    hey Fatboy, I have little doubt that your home is covered with creepy, airbrushed images of "blonde-hair-blue-eyed-Jesus" that seem to inundate every Latino home. Those freaks could molest a thousand kids with 14 inch dildos in broad daylight on the steps of the Vatican and brainless sheep like you will just keep goin' to church and throwin' money into that plate - blind faith, that's how the Catholic church works

  18. 18

    Give me celebrity gossip, Perez, not hard news stories about religion or politics. Unless the Pope is considered a celebrity. Which would be funny in and of itself. And if you are going to feature the Pope and Catholicism on your blog, then how about you draw on his Holiness's face?

  19. 19

    Members of Catholic church two faced hypocrites?-no shit!
    This is vile and disgusting. Time to end the reign of terror!

  20. 20

    Stop equating faith with religion. Besides, why is the Catholic Church the ONLY organised religion scrutanised in the media??? Because it turns the other cheek, as Jesus would.

  21. 21

    Well, the priest kept telling the deaf boys that they should say something if they wanted him to stop, but they just said nothing!!! Just joking, it's really horrendous.

  22. 22

    lovely isn't it?

  23. 23

    Isn't it amazing what people will do in the name of religion?

  24. 24

    Re: no comment – That makes no sense… Catholicism is a branch off Christianity… There is Catholic, Protestant and Orthodox…

  25. 25

    are people still surprised that catholic priests are child-molesting-rapists anymore? don't we expect them all to be that way by now?
    I honestly can't believe that these bastards are *still* letting this continue–as if it isn't a big deal. It's like they know/think that they are above the law just b/c they claim to be so "religious" and "holy".
    I pray that the law catches up with these disgusting sick pigs soon and finally be thrown in jail.
    the priests might even like it. a lot of molesting would ensue.

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  27. 27

    Re: veggie
    Can it, Veggie. It's nice to see someone shining light on this horrible religion.

  28. 28

    I think it's time we burned the Vatican to the ground. EIther that or a female Pope. The place is DISGUSTING!

  29. 29

    All these countries need to stand firm just like Switzerland did years ago. If the Catholic Church breaks the law in a country they should be abolished from that country. This is the only way to stop all these horrible crimes against children. Crooked is Crooked! They need to face serious charges.

  30. 30

    LMFAO,PERVy.Those "allegations" are made by the same newspaper that hired a "journalist" that made up false stories…. GOOD,JOB NY TIMES!!! Idiots.

  31. 31

    Re: kaseyGaGa – AMEN!!!!!!!!! Thank God there are smart people here.

  32. 32

    Re: SpaceCaddie – Another AMEN!!!!!

  33. 33

    the catholic church is one of the biggest pedophile rings in the world and is now asking its church goers to contribute to pay off settlements against priests who molested children. its disgusting.

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  35. 35

    ……yet AGAIN Mario…

    "boy band pot", meet pedophile kettle"

    frankly mario, you are in the WRONG biz

    with your suspect attraction to all things "boy band" / "Bieber"

    the Catholic priesthood is far more appropriate pedophiles like yourself

    jusssst sayin'….

  36. 36

    There are ATHEIST and "FREE THINKERS" THAT ARE PEDOPHILES TOO, yet nobody talks about them…

  37. 37

    Re: poosie – Poosie, well said…I just can't look at your avatar

  38. 38

    Re: veggie – Veggie whats your deal…are u molester. This is bullshit needs to be brought to justice with too many fucking male perv priests hiding behind religion. So veggie stick it and i mean the longest fattest cucumber up your ass.

  39. 39

    this is why the catholic church needs to let priests marry . it may help stop these terrible crimes against young boys.

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  41. 41

    The whole system needs to change, there should be no "alone" time with priests and children, there should be other adults present always. I'm sure all these parents trusted these priests that did these horrible acts on children, and even though there are alot of good priests out there, why take the chance with your child? People aren't gonna up and leave the catholic church, but there needs to be an end to this. It's horrible and creates a sick cycle.

  42. 42

    Look at the coat of Arms of the pope!!! Is anyone seeing this?!!! It's a Black Moors Head and a bear!!!

  43. 6one9 says – reply to this


    Makes me SICK that this shit is still going on with priests. They should really just CANCEL the catholic religion and shoot all those molesting perverts, ah I mean priest.

  44. 44

    catholic church=FAIL

  45. timo says – reply to this


    the fall of the catholic church. i've been waiting for this day. how sweet to watch.

  46. 46

    Just some facts about this case:

    The Wisconsin dioceses had known about this particular priest since the 1950's. That is when father lawrence started working for the deaf school. The Vatican was notified and asked for guidance until freaking 1996!!! a full trial of defrocking takes about a year to take and gathering evidence can take about that long as well…father lawrence died in 1998 while the vatican was gathering documents. pope benedict never snet any commentary back, it was the now secretary of state who wrote back saying to do nothing. The question is: Why did the Wisconsin dioceses wait 40 years to report the priest after having enough documentation to defrock him after 8 years?

  47. 47

    Who still thinks gay men should repress themselves? Anyone?

  48. 48

    Re: perezito_is_an_asshole – Uhm yeah I guess but smart thinkers aren't.

  49. 49

    I don't know how anyone can justify being a practicing Catholic today .. with all the evidence that Catholicism condones child abuse.
    They refuse to legally prosecute abusers and sytematically relocate priests and other Catholic leaders who break the law by damaging children.
    I would be embarrassed to call myself a Catholic.

  50. 50

    this is horrible ,but you can't blame the whole religion–that's just idiotic.

  51. 51

    Re: veggie
    Actually, the disgusting pope is a celebrity. His face, his position, and his power are famous world-wide.
    If that's not a celebrity, I don't know what is.

  52. 52

    You know they photoshopped out Benny's illegitimate kid dangling' off the balcony.

  53. 53

    The Catholic Church is a disgrace for not castrating these criminals. This is why I no longer go to church– by turning a blind eye to this kind of things shows how full of crap they are.

  54. 54

    people need to understand that god was invented to control people!!!! GET REAL IDIOTS!!!!!!!!!!!!! Whats sad is the good people who believe this crap! Love yourself and your fellow men and women not some make believe crap that causes wars!!

  55. 55

    They hate this Pope in Italy!

  56. 56

    Every person on this planet, whether they are Catholic or not, whether they are the Pope or a Priest or just a man or woman, SINS. EVERY PERSON sins. Not just priests and not just Catholics. Some sin is worse than others. As a Catholic I am upset by the actions of the Priests who are part of this Church and who represent our faith. But, why is it that Catholicism is the only religion being scrutinized? Catholic Priests are not the only people who regrettably molest children. Why is it so publicized? Because when people think that Catholics and the Church is perfect, they look for any imperfection to throw at them. Guess what, the Catholic Church isn't perfect. The Pope isn't even perfect and we know it! So back the eff off. Seriously, sin happens, and sometimes it's an absolutely boorish thing, but its a part of us as humans. That's why we have this person called Jesus Christ who died for those sins, because we aren't perfect. So yeah, unfortunately some priests did terrible things, but no that doesn't mean the entire church is so terrible and that every priest is like that. For every one Priest who sins like this, there are thousands of others who are truly amazing men of God. If you don't know what you're talking about, don't talk about it.

  57. MP says – reply to this


    The Catholic Church is like many other institutions…all about money and power. People should stop giving their money to the Church. I know they do a lot of good in the world, but this sexual abuse stuff needs to be handled instead of it being swept under the rug. What a shame for all the victims.

  58. 58

    Re: no comment – …… Catholicism is a sect of Christianity..
    There are good and bad people in every country, ethnicity, religious belief, etc. Kind of like how police officers get a bad rep. You only hear about the handful of crooked cops from the media. The news always seems to "forget" about the heroic police officers who put their lives on the line every time their put on their uniform and especially those who have willingly sacrificed their own lives for the safety of others.

    Yes I am catholic, yes I am open minded and respectful of others' beliefs. Yes I do think of myself as a humanitarian. I do support gay rights and gay marriage. I am pro choice, meaning I believe women should have the right to choose the option of abortion but personally I would never consider abortion for myself.

    I do not condone molestation, nor I do not go to church. I feel that i do not have to be in a building to be close to the higher power of my faith.
    I do not worship the pope as some idiot mentioned above.
    I do not force my religious beliefs down others' throats and I don't tell them they are going to hell if they do not accept christ as their savior.

    My point is catholics pretty much get bad reputation from a select handful of bad apples. You can't really assume something about a population entirely until you personally get to know every single person that makes up that population.

  59. 59

    The people leaving comments like "This is why they should let priests marry!!" are fucking dolts. Do you honestly think marriage would stop these monsters from molesting kids?

  60. 60

    why arent they arresting anyone! this is rediculous. if this was a regular company, and the ceo did not report child molestation to the police he would be arrested for consiparcy to commit leaud acts on a child. this is absurd how they are even gettin away with it! all religion is the downfall of the world.

  61. 61

    It's definitely up there with the fact that rapist Roman Polanski is still allowed to make films and tons of money. Morality has been flushed down the toilet for sure….

  62. 62

    Murphy died in Superior Wis. where he was an archdiocese. Superior is trying to say he was still under Milwaukee's church, bull.

  63. @v@ says – reply to this


    So beleaguered, and so deservedly so. I can only shake my head and feel bereft for this otherwise wonderful faith.

  64. @v@ says – reply to this


    Re: poosie – I just bought you a drink.

  65. 65

    Hypocrisy at it's greatest. Honestly, for a church that frowns upon gay marriage, pre-marital sex and abortions they seem to have the biggest issues and reasons to "repent." How people continue to believe in catholicism, or any religion for that matter, is beyond me.

  66. 66

    :o Oh boyyyyy
    More and more BS from the Catholic Church.

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  68. Artee says – reply to this


    Religion has once again proven itself to be a joke, a fairy tale, just something to help the weak minded go to sleep at night, and cushion their own reality. Just live life and enjoy it!! is that so fucking hard? Wake up, be a good person, be good to the people around you and stop deluding yourself into these fairy tales. Religion was a naturally born inclination of people urge to fill a void of not know how things worked because they only understood something like .5% what we know today about our surroundings. The only people that are really still practice it are the ones who have used it as a source of hate, power over others, and destruction. And who else really would want too? with everything we know you'd have to be pretty naive and down right retarded to think any of the things had or will happened.

  69. 69

    Speaking of covering up pedophiles,PERVy, why does the "gay" lobby invited NAMBLA (North American Man Boy Love Asociation) to their "gay" pride parade??? not only are YOU guys covering up PEDOPHILES but also SUPPORTING the perversion of pedophilia… and yet nobody talks about that.

  70. 70

    and let's not even MENTION hollywood. Lolita,twilight,the time traveler's wife,17 again,the curious case of benjamin button,the professional,Big,Interview with a vampire,pretty baby,taxi driver,the reader, these are just SOME of the HUGE amount of movies that Hollywood produces that have a BLATANT PEDOPHILE AGENDA. AND YET NOBODY TALKS ABOUT THAT. Everyone is MORE than willing to pay 15 bucks or more to go to a cinema and watch a movie that GLORIFIES pedophilia.
    And what about Mr.POLANSKI??? he's still LOVED and ACCEPTED in Hollywood and worldwide. Please,PERVez,don't be such a HYPOCRITE…

  71. 71

    Re: TurtleDove7 – Personally, I don't think that anyone expects the Catholic Church (or any institution for that matter) to be perfect, and I don't think that is the point in which Perez or any other media outlet is trying to make. The fact of the matter is that thousands of innocent CHILDREN have been sexually assaulted and an entire institution has not only let many of the offenders continue to hold their position (essentially their job), but also has taken the law into their own hands and chosen to not inform the proper authorities of actual CRIMES. This is the same institution who is put in place to teach proper morals, preaches about how wrong it is to not be heterosexual, and openly opposes the right for women to control their own bodies. "Hypocritical" does not even begin to describe the Catholic Church. Seriously, there is no way that anyone can defend the Catholic Church at this point, and if all of these reports were coming out about another monopolizing institution I'm sure we would all feel the same way about them. No one is picking on the Catholic Church here, but simply pointing to the facts that have been brought to public attention recently. To argue that "sexual assault is commited by people of other religions too" does not make what the Catholic Church has done OK, by any means.

  72. 72

    even in the music business… remember that perverted song "she's only seventeen…"??? and ted nugent??? what about him??? why isn't/wasn't he acussed of pedophilia or,better yet, euphebophilia???The media COVERS UP pedophiles and we allow that to happen.

  73. 73

    Truth be told, people will believe what they want to believe. They listen for the bad and believe in it. The Catholic Church just like any religion or governing body is flawed. If there was a headline depicting great stories of men and women who served their faith and have done a great deal of good for their community, state and country, people would skim over it and move on to the bad. Negativity infects our culture and the minds of our youth. Rather than focus on the negative, look at the trully positive things that bless day to day life.

  74. 74

    Re: luna22383 – The one thing that bothers me most about religions in general is when people, such as yourself, state that they are of one religion or another and then list off several things that directly contradict the beliefs of said religion. "To each their own" is a motto I totally believe in, but how can you consider yourself a Catholic when you then go on to describe at least six things that are a direct contradiction to the Catholic faith. Maybe you were brought up in a Catholic family and, while you respect your family tradition, have your own modern beliefs - which is fine…but don't kid yourself by labelling it Catholocism because it's not. To be a Catholic, you literally need to follow their rules…that's what Church is for; that's what the Bible, Sunday School, confirmation, first communion, confession, etc…is all for. The point of belonging to a certain religious group is to actually believe in the ideals in which the group promotes…ie no abortion, no rights for LGBTQ, etc. So maybe you aren't so Catholic after all…

  75. 75

    Re: miss hot mess – what? These priests enter the priest hood because they can hide behind it and do what they always intended…to molest. If it was just plain old sex they wanted, they would fuck the nuns or some other woman that goes to their church…plenty of those to go around. It's ridiculous to think that he molests because he should have gotten married. if those pervs had gotten married, they'd be molesting their own or the neighbors kids…get it???

  76. 76

    Re: TurtleDove7 – TOTALLY AGREE!

  77. 77

    The Catholic institution needs some serious reforming. They really need to learn to follow what they preach. In my home town, a priest with a questionable past murdered 2 well respected members of my community. After a couple of years of investigation and litigation, and after the priest was found guilty (and committed suicide) the victims' families barely received an apology and the priest was still buried with a Catholic service. After this, I've lost any remaining respect for that church. The Pope needs to step up and take control.

  78. 78

    Some of you are so ignorant to believe that molestations only happen in the Catholic church, they happen just as much in other faiths as well. Molestations that take place within the Catholic church (as in committed by a priest) seem to make the news more often because people don't understand how the Catholic church works and are quick to discredit the faith. I am not saying that these priests shouldn't go to prison or be layasized (btw the proper term for stripping someone of their religious title and responsibilities) but what I am saying is that people shouldn't be so quick to call the Catholic church a "cult" or want it to fall apart and fail if they don't understand it.
    These priests that have molested are people too–just because you wear the collar doesn't make you perfect or free from sin. Molestation is a terrible crime and a terrible sin and they should be tried in a court of law but ultimately God will judge them.
    I have been raised Catholic all my life and while I believe that the Catholic church has its flaws like every other religion, I also know I wouldn't be the person I am today if it weren't for it.
    No one is perfect or without sin, let he who is cast the first stone.

  79. 79

    it cant be surprising. most people that have anything to do with church are assholes. just be a waitress on sunday morning and you'll see. rudest, non tippers. jesus doesnt have bills.

  80. 80

    The Catholic church is nothing short of a disgusting, steaming, stinking pile of shit and I have zero respect for them or their deprived cult followers!

  81. 81

    I hope those robes of theirs are flame-retardant…they'll need 'em where they're headed one of these days, hopfully soon.

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  83. 83

    Re: bpridie – I AGREE!! THANKS 4 UR COMMENT !! :D

  84. @v@ says – reply to this


    Re: paula tallarico – Great point.

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  87. 87

    Re: @v@ – awww ty's : )

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    Re: paula tallarico – They/priests dont get extra brownie points for doing what they signed up for,… and as for light being shed on molestations… for you to complain about it makes me wonder if you are a molester cause its shiteous comments like yours that comes right out of molesters mouths in situations like these.

  89. 89

    Dan Brown you RULE for pointing out how retarded the Catholic church is, and you didn't even have to point out shit about child molestation!

  90. 90

    The police investigated this priest in 1974 and did not charge him with anything. Go figure. The Vatican never heard about this individual until 1996. Bishops are pretty free agents in their dioceses and handle things themselves. You say that only 20 percent of accused were defrocked. Did you ever check to see how many were dead?

  91. 91

    Re: no comment – Where did you get the idea that Catholics aren't Christians.
    That being said, my theory is a lot of these priests are using the priesthood to try to somehow "cure" themselves of pedophilia. This can't be cured and the Vatican has to acknowledge this and get them OUT! They won't stop because they can't. It is very sad for the Catholic Priests who are Priests for the right reasons.

  92. 92

    Anybody who is stupid enough to believe in what religions are claiming (unfortunately that is 80% of the population) will continue believing no matter what happenes.

  93. 93

    Now this is the real sexual predators right here.
    Priests abusing kids throughout the world for decades without being convicted.
    People you trust and respect. People who represent faith and rape kids while spreading Jesus' message.
    Not exactly the same as the 1 time convicted Roman Polanski. Yet everybody chose to focus on him, like he's seriously going to do it again.

  94. 94

    I'm ashamed to admit I'm catholic these days, albeit a relapsed one, but whatever. I think if the Catholic religion allowed their priests to marry, a lot of these problems would have been avoided over the years. I mean, how many Angligan or United ministers (or whatever they're called) do you hear about molesting little boys? And with the Catholics - why is it always boys? Is there something in the bible that allows them to do it? I don't understand. They preach gay marriage is an abomination, and then behind closed doors they're molesting little boys? Fucking insane. There should be equal rights for everyone - including priests. Everyone should be allowed to get married.

  95. 95

    Ya know, stuff like this is hard to hear because I am catholic and every single priest I have known from church, or the catholic schools I've went to have been nothing but great people. Am I saying that these things about molesting children arnt true? No, they could be. But I will leave you all with this….DONT BASH THE CATHOLIC CHURCH THEN CELEBRATE CATHOLIC HOLIDAYS. DONT TRASH THE CATHOLIC CHURCH THEN WANT TO GET YOUR LITTLE BABY BAPTIZED. Christmas? Sorry not your holiday because its a CATHOLIC holiday. Easter? Nope sorry not yours either. So sick of hearing people saying they dont believe in God and the Catholic religion is stupid then they celebrate christmas, get a tree, yada yada yada. You are all a bunch of fucking idiots. If you dont like the catholic church then fine. Go ahead and be an atheist. Let me tell you, its so much better to believe in something, IN ANYHTHING than to believe in nothing.

  96. 96

    you're the HIPPO-crite fatboy, you molest boys also.

  97. 97

    & you're surprised because…

  98. 98

    Not to mention the shit storm currently hitting Ireland because of the atrocities the Catholic priests visited upon kids there. So, USA, Canada, Australia, Ireland, Italy, the list goes in and on, but the pope still maintains that the Vatican knew absolutely nothing and will only offer lame and blameless apologies. One cardinal even tried to float the idea that this was god's will to test our faith.

  99. 99

    Not in a million years would I say such hurtful things about someone's beliefs. Whether these alligations be true or not— But I guess that's what religion teaches you, to not judge others. And that is exactly what all these comments are doing. With or with out believing in God, I hope you find some sort of faith and realize how angry and horrible you all sound.

  100. 100

    I am a First Nation from Canada and it is sad to say that this has been a problem for too long, my ppl were treated terribly during Residential Schools; children were forcilby taken from their homes to go and live in these schools, far from family/ friends, so the "church" could assimilate us and take away our language and culture…….during these times these innocent children were subjected to physical, sexual, and emotional abuse, some even killed with their deaths being covered up and hidden in mass graves, by priests and nuns of both the catholic and anglican faiths. My ppl still suffer the effects of that abuse to this day. If you read into a little of our history, you'll see how my ppl were treated, and the financial compensation that the church provided did little to help heal the wounds and scars, and yet the church complains that it is broke now b/c they have to pay out all these ppl. It is vial and disgusting how they try and brush evrything under the rug!!

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