Child-Raping Priests

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tony
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Re: Child-Raping Priests

Post by tony » Fri Jan 16, 2009 9:10 pm

Irish Times Friday, January 16, 2009
Alleged victim criticises cardinal
BARRY ROCHE, Southern Correspondent

A WOMAN who alleges that she was sexually abused for several years by a priest in Co Cork has strongly criticised Cardinal Seán Brady for his comments supporting Bishop of Cloyne John Magee in the controversy over his handling of complaints of clerical sexual abuse.

The woman, who doesn’t wish to be named, spoke of her frustration and anger over the Catholic Church’s handling of her case and those of other complaints about the priest who ministered in the Diocese of Cloyne.

“I’m angry but I’m not shocked or surprised – it’s almost predictable,” said the woman who alleges she was abused from the age of 13 for several years by the priest.

“I’m not shocked by their reaction because I don’t expect them to do the right thing – they never did the right thing before so why would they do it now? I’m sickened to the core by the standard of the church,” she said.

Cardinal Brady spoke out in support of Bishop Magee on Tuesday and said he didn’t believe Bishop Magee should resign when he was questioned about the controversy while addressing clergy at a special Mass in Killarney.

“I have known John Magee for almost 50 years and I have always found him a reliable and dependable person.

“I know trust has been damaged but trust can be built up and even earned by genuine steps being taken to address the issues and concerns of the victims.

“The whole issue has raised important considerations which must be addressed and I think they are being addressed,” said Cardinal Brady, adding later “on reflection, I think he should not resign”.

However, the woman told The Irish Times she believed Cardinal Brady’s comments reflected the same thinking as Bishop Magee and it failed to fully appreciate the great hurt and pain suffered by the victims of clerical child sexual abuse. “A great wrong has been done, a massive injustice, far greater than I, or I’m sure all of the others, ever anticipated and if it’s not put right this time, if nothing comes out of this, I will actually leave this country.”
lostexpectation
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Re: Child-Raping Priests

Post by lostexpectation » Sat Jan 17, 2009 10:10 pm

if magee is the patron of most schools in the cloyne area is there a regional school patron committee that should be meeting to discuss whether he should be still be patron.
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Scorpio
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Re: Child-Raping Priests

Post by Scorpio » Sat Jan 17, 2009 11:27 pm

Hang him, or shoot him is what I say. Putting so much trust in an organisation and for this to be happening? It's very sad that people still have faith in the church...
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lostexpectation
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Re: Child-Raping Priests

Post by lostexpectation » Sun Jan 18, 2009 8:06 pm

the bishop is patron of the schools of cloyne then theres diocese council of priest that do the 'work' but there no lay equivalent,and local priests are chairs of the BOM's and all the teaching and parents orgs aren't done on diocese basis , so who is the top lay education person in cloyne, no one.

barry andrews is still waiting for the pope to do something.

i see sean cotrell taught in cloyne direcotr Irish Primary Principal's Network
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Scorpio
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Re: Child-Raping Priests

Post by Scorpio » Sun Jan 18, 2009 10:16 pm

lostexpectation wrote:the bishop is patron of the schools of cloyne then theres diocese council of priest that do the 'work' but there no lay equivalent,and local priests are chairs of the BOM's and all the teaching and parents orgs aren't done on diocese basis , so who is the top lay education person in cloyne, no one.

barry andrews is still waiting for the pope to do something.

i see sean cotrell taught in cloyne direcotr Irish Primary Principal's Network
Barry Andrews eh?! Just happens that my Dad drives him around and protects him. (No, he's not a taxi driver! A government official!) So if you ever need a concrete way of passing anything on to him, I'm here to help!
Two hands working can do more than a thousand clasped in prayer. - Anonymous
lostexpectation
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Re: Child-Raping Priests

Post by lostexpectation » Sun Jan 18, 2009 10:24 pm

Scorpio wrote:
lostexpectation wrote:the bishop is patron of the schools of cloyne then theres diocese council of priest that do the 'work' but there no lay equivalent,and local priests are chairs of the BOM's and all the teaching and parents orgs aren't done on diocese basis , so who is the top lay education person in cloyne, no one.

barry andrews is still waiting for the pope to do something.

i see sean cotrell taught in cloyne direcotr Irish Primary Principal's Network
Barry Andrews eh?! Just happens that my Dad drives him around and protects him. (No, he's not a taxi driver! A government official!) So if you ever need a concrete way of passing anything on to him, I'm here to help!

tell him to get the his finger out of his arse .....


....(thats how all these problems started)
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Re: Child-Raping Priests

Post by Scorpio » Sun Jan 18, 2009 11:12 pm

HHHAAA!!!

I wish I could, but my Dad would probably lose his job!! I told my Dad anyway, and he said: "Regarding what?!" I said: "Priests raping our children"

I left it at that... My Dad's not a very intellectual type of guy when it comes to conversations like this... :lol:
Two hands working can do more than a thousand clasped in prayer. - Anonymous
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