Is it true that online petitions don't count
of course they count.
We use them to make real world changes. Politicians (and hopefully Popes) see the will of the people expressed collectively and they listen. We've changed laws, ensured justice and protected people through petitions, they work really well!
That isn't true Jessica. Many world leaders have made it very clear that online petitions helped them change their position on important topics. Cynically minded people like to say that. But they're probably the same people that wouldn't lift a finger to try and help other people anyway.
Okk I guess it all comes down to where you live. Thanks for the link Shar Wilson¡ I will post it on my Facebook.
If Jesus returned their would be a house cleaning!
the issue is to stop all abuse of children by anyone. lets remember that. 2 of my 3 sons were a victim of paedophile. the man worked at the school and was also the school santa. so can you imagine sitting on santa lap when he is sexually abusing you for years. i do not hate all santas but i do hate those who harm children
I think while it urgent to protect the children from the abusers - we also take in to consideration that the abusers are sick and they need to be treated too
I agree! Praying for The Church to do the right for righteousness sake.
Yes, the abusers need help but they should get help in JAIL!!!!!
Mary, we agree with you but society needs to protect itself from those who would abuse us. However you look at it putting a self confessed child molesting priest in an environment where is taking confession from children is hardly treatment - more like temptation!
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Es ya tiempo que los sacerdotes puedan casarse y tener relaciones sexuales normales. Es hora de limpiar a la iglesia de los violadores de ninos (as).
Why doesn't their god stop them being pedophiles, oh sorry forgot there is no god, why do we need these priests again?
Roman Catholic Church Kansas City settle lawsuit with family of 2 yr old girl who priest took porno pictures of in 2006.
I wonder if you all are just as focused on the teachers who do these things to their students or just the very small number of priests who may have done bad things!!
Starting in the 1950s, Msgr. Benjamin Hawkes got L.A. churches built, hobnobbed with the rich and helped the poor. Ten years after his death, he was accused of sexual abuse.
The Catholic Church is giving perks to US Politicians so that they will be involved with this cover-up of pedophile Clergy. Former Boston Mayor Ray Flynn was appointed as Ambassador to the Vatican (Cardinal Bernard Law-Scandal in Boston 2002).