Anna Klardie
Anna Klardie

ITS TIME FOR THE CATHOLIC CHURCH TO MOVE............. BLAMING AND CONDEMNING HOMOSEXUALS AND THEN ABUSE CHILDREN ? ? WHICH GOD ARE THEY SERVING ? FARIZEARS.............

Theresa Rosen
Theresa Rosen

I believe this new pope will do everything to clean the church of all abuses, especially pedophilia. However, the Catholic church is the only one that has been targeted and the statutes of limitations lifted to prosecute. All religions have pedophiles in them. Islam is the worst of them all. They just call it "marriage," even when the "marry" a 6 yo girl. Why go after these men too?

Zygmunt Janiewicz
Zygmunt Janiewicz
  • Theresa Rosen

Fully agree! Same Hinduism.

John Fleming
John Fleming

A time in my life I needed a job so I work any decent job, however it was always temporary. Then came a job that was somewhat permanent somewhat because it was systematically set up for the handicap I wasn't. Without much work experience I took the job hoping to work my way up, at the time I didn't understand the hierarchy of the company, and to be jobs for handicapped. I was inexperienced and needing money looked past the politics, its strange when you are looked at by the handicapped as...

A time in my life I needed a job so I work any decent job, however it was always temporary. Then came a job that was somewhat permanent somewhat because it was systematically set up for the handicap I wasn't. Without much work experience I took the job hoping to work my way up, at the time I didn't understand the hierarchy of the company, and to be jobs for handicapped. I was inexperienced and needing money looked past the politics, its strange when you are looked at by the handicapped as not being handicapped. I worked there for some time until I saw something very strange and complained about it, the reason I'm writing this, to get across an understanding. This company put in-place "the handicap in every stage of employ CEO's too the janitors, were handicapped not just physical mental as well, hence the reasoning for the abuse past down in the company regardless of their abilities. This church should have been dismantled just as this company of its mental instability

Andrew Willis
Andrew Willis

Sweeney blasts Newark archbishop over handling of priest sex abuse accusations

Saying New Jersey’s top Roman Catholic cleric should feel more “public pressure and public embarrassment” for protecting a priest charged with molesting a boy in 2001, state Senate President Stephen Sweeney on Friday discussed his reasons for joining politicians statewide to call on Newark Archbishop John J. Myers to resign.

http://www.northjersey.com/community/religion/Sweeney_says_Newark_archbishop_should_be_em...

Sweeney blasts Newark archbishop over handling of priest sex abuse accusations

Saying New Jersey’s top Roman Catholic cleric should feel more “public pressure and public embarrassment” for protecting a priest charged with molesting a boy in 2001, state Senate President Stephen Sweeney on Friday discussed his reasons for joining politicians statewide to call on Newark Archbishop John J. Myers to resign.

http://www.northjersey.com/community/religion/Sweeney_says_Newark_archbishop_should_be_embarrassed_over_handling_of_priest_sex_abuse_accusations.html

Karla Gloor
Karla Gloor
  • Maria Nadalini

Why do we allow the CATHOLIC church to continue doing this!!?! People have to stand together & SAY NO MORE & MEAN IT NOT just SUGGEST IT & hope that the Catholic church (Pope ) will finally do what is MORALLY RIGHT!! How many more children are we going to allow the good Pope to cause mental harm to? Is there a number when we the PEOPLE say ENOUGH NO MORE & STAND TOGETHER & DO SOMETHING .
LIKE PERHAPS QUIT ATTENDING & SUPPORTING THE CHURCH THAT PREACHES MORALITY BUT DOESN'T LIVE BY THEM OR THE COMMANDMENTS OF OUR LORD & SAVIOR!!!!

Laura Dorman
Laura Dorman

http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Child-Sex-Abuse-Lawsuit-Filed-Against-Archdiocese-of-Miami-150025945.html

My husband's case. I'm very proud of this man and the strength it took to speak the truth.

Laura Dorman
Laura Dorman
  • Laura Dorman

Also, to be added. The Catholic Church that "offered counseling" in the statement never actually offered him counseling and never provided any compensation for the counseling he has had to go through due to the abuse.

Virginia Caraco
Virginia Caraco

If Jesus returned their would be a house cleaning!

Andrew Willis
Andrew Willis
  • Virginia Caraco

Truth!

Diane Dillon
Diane Dillon
  • Virginia Caraco

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

Mary Scaria
Mary Scaria

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

Sunil Sardar
Sunil Sardar
  • Mary Scaria

I agree! Praying for The Church to do the right for righteousness sake.

Elizabeth LeNormand Ragas
Elizabeth LeNormand Ragas
  • Mary Scaria

Yes, the abusers need help but they should get help in JAIL!!!!!

Andrew Willis
Andrew Willis
  • Mary Scaria

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!

Jessica Lynn
Jessica Lynn

Is it true that online petitions don't count

Alan Zukor
Alan Zukor
  • Jessica Lynn

of course they count.

Andrew Willis
Andrew Willis
  • Jessica Lynn

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!

Cam Gould
Cam Gould
  • Jessica Lynn

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.

Jessica Lynn
Jessica Lynn
  • Jessica Lynn

Okk I guess it all comes down to where you live. Thanks for the link Shar Wilson¡ I will post it on my Facebook.

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