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7 Percent of Australian Catholic Priests Accused of Abuse -- Data reflected "a massive failure" by the church to protect children

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

FEB. 5, 2017, 10:06 P.M. E.S.T.

SYDNEY — Seven percent of priests in Australia’s Catholic Church were accused of sexually abusing children over the past several decades, a lawyer said Monday as officials investigating institutional abuse across Australia revealed for the first time the extent of the crisis. 283 more words

Shocking new church data reveals 7% of all catholic priests are accused paedophiles

World-first data from the Catholic church has revealed seven per cent of priests are accused child sex abusers.
The shocking figures coincide with the Royal Commission Into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse’s 15th and final public hearing on the church, beginning in Sydney on Monday. 217 more words

The Asterisk Keeps Getting Closer

I’m getting older and I’m not enjoying it as much as I thought I would.

I don’t enjoy  the aches and pains.

I don’t enjoy watching, from 800  miles away,  my parents, now in their 80’s dealing with very significant health issues. 377 more words

Growing Old

BLESSED WLADYSLAW BUKOWINSKI, THE PRIEST WHO WORKED AS A WATCHMAN ON A CONSTRUCTION SITE

Blessed are they that suffer persecution for justice’ sake: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. (Mt5:10)

In September a Beatification Mass took place to give the Church a new Blessed. 498 more words

Christianity

SELFISH PRIESTS

Nash, who added she gave her whole life to the church. “I also feel so stupid that I used to fear and revere these people.”(these people meaning the Catholic priests and brothers). 388 more words

Religion

Uh... with all the problems the Catholic church is having with priests and children, does this seem like a good thing to hang in public???

This was carved into a door frame in Balboa Park in San Diego. I toyed with the idea of doing one of my ‘come up with a caption for this picture’ posts… but I assume you would all have just done some variation of the same thing that popped into my dirty mind… involving an evil snake behind that apple…

Humor

Catholic Priests Attacked By Robbers In Imo

​Three Catholic priests were attacked by daredevil robbers who stormed the parish house of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, Umualumaku, Ehime Mbano Local Government Area, Imo State. 88 more words

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