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This is how the Roman Catholics roll

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by poindexter, Dec 9, 2007.

  1. poindexter

    poindexter Well-Known Member

    Outstanding story about a detective's diligence in finding a victim of pedophelia...

    And the never-ending coverup by the organization which instituted the country's largest institutionalized, organized pedophelia ring ever, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese.

    http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-baker9dec09,1,1284217.story?coll=la-headlines-california&ctrack=1&cset=true
     
  2. This is also how Pulitzers are won.
    What a great, great story.
    Good grab, poin'.
     
  3. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Every time I read a story where the pope or Archbishop So-and-so moralizes on abortion, sex before marriage, politics or what-have-you, I think about stories like this one where the Catholic Church went out of its way to bury a sexual-molestation case.

    The church has sacrificed all of its moral authority, and it's because of cases like this one.
     
  4. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    Heard this precise point raised, in many an establishment . . . and the true believers just cringe -- and don't say a word.
     
  5. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    It's simply indefensible. Routine, but also indefensible. Your basic priests cringe at it too though. They're even more embarassed.
     
  6. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    God, if never ceases to shock me, though, that this was fucking systemic.

    It wasn't rogue anything. Now, that doesn't mean that the average priest is a pedophile. But it damn well does mean that the church as a whole bears a stunning amount of responsibility.
     
  7. hockeybeat

    hockeybeat Guest

    The cover-up begins and ends in Rome.

    Until these child-raping scum are fired and prosecuted en masse, the Church cannot opine on the state of society.
     
  8. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member

    Just remember, boys . . . the first one's always free!


    They know just where they can shove their collection plates.
     
  9. Starman

    Starman Well-Known Member

    They've all left.

    It'll fall to Pope George Ringo I to clean out the perverts with a flamethrower.
     
  10. BitterYoungMatador2

    BitterYoungMatador2 Well-Known Member

    shit like this is why I'm a recovering Catholic. These people told me I'd go to hell for eating meat on Fridays yet can't figure out what to do about the kid fuckers. Fuck you, and I would like my 11 years of Catholic school tuition repaid...with interest.
     
  11. EmbassyRow

    EmbassyRow Active Member

    I no longer feel guilty about skipping catechism one Wednesday night in fall '97 to watch the end of the ALCS.

    YOU HEAR THAT, MRS. MCMILLAN?! YOU HOLIER-THAN-THOU BITCH!!!

    (whew) I feel better.
     
  12. Flying Headbutt

    Flying Headbutt Moderator Staff Member

    Fuck Tony Fernandez.
     
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