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We all know this disgusting scandal is as a result of The Church and The State, but who do you hold mostly accountable, and should therefore pay out the most in compensation to victims?

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Don Johnson

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« Reply #2670 on: October 11, 2018, 10:12:38 PM »
Sounds like a lovely man with a perfect temperament to be a priest and to be involved in Tyrone football.
mickey harte only keeps the finest of company.

What a pathetic c**k head you are.

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« Reply #2671 on: October 12, 2018, 12:01:53 AM »
Wasnít he at st Brigids in Armagh as well for a time?

Yeah, I think he left St Pat's and then went to Principal at St Brigid's.  I left St Pat's in 1995 and I think it was shortly after that he moved across the city.

Yes think he moved in the late 90s. Funny how the Tyrone posters have a different view on him but in fairness he was extremely biased towards the Tyrone contingent at St. Pats, so I suppose he was ok if you weren't been put in bins or kicked for having your feet sticking out from under the desk etc...
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« Reply #2672 on: October 12, 2018, 12:09:29 AM »
Wasnít he at st Brigids in Armagh as well for a time?

Yeah, I think he left St Pat's and then went to Principal at St Brigid's.  I left St Pat's in 1995 and I think it was shortly after that he moved across the city.

It would have been. I started St Pats in 94 and I donít think he was at the school for a significant amount of time after I started


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Re: Clerical abuse!
« Reply #2674 on: December 19, 2018, 10:58:43 PM »

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« Reply #2675 on: February 26, 2019, 12:57:17 AM »
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Cardinal George Pell has been found guilty of sexual offences in Australia, making him the highest-ranking Catholic figure to receive such a conviction.

Pell abused two choir boys in the rooms of a Melbourne cathedral in 1996, a jury found. He had pleaded not guilty.

The verdict was handed down in December, but it could not be reported until now due to legal reasons.

Pell is due to be sentenced on Wednesday. His lawyers say they will appeal against the conviction.     

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« Reply #2676 on: February 26, 2019, 09:46:20 AM »
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Cardinal George Pell has been found guilty of sexual offences in Australia, making him the highest-ranking Catholic figure to receive such a conviction.

Pell abused two choir boys in the rooms of a Melbourne cathedral in 1996, a jury found. He had pleaded not guilty.

The verdict was handed down in December, but it could not be reported until now due to legal reasons.

Pell is due to be sentenced on Wednesday. His lawyers say they will appeal against the conviction.     


Vatican treasurer supposedly the number 3 position in the entire church, that whole organisation was drunk on its own power and feeling on invincibility its good to take their past catching up with them

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« Reply #2677 on: February 27, 2019, 02:03:33 PM »
Really wish Iceman was still around. If this was a senior Muslim cleric you'd have the likes of him, without a hint of irony, demanding to know why we're all so tolerant of such a rape cult.

f**king politicians like John Howard giving him glowing character references. Pell's lawyer, in arguing for a lower sentence described it as "vanilla sex"
"Never mind your why. Why ain't in your repetoire no more n***a"

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« Reply #2678 on: February 27, 2019, 02:30:52 PM »
Cardinal Theodore McCarrick removed as a priest a couple of weeks ago

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/02/16/us/mccarrick-defrocked-vatican.html

Also in this last couple of weeks, the diocese of Brooklyn, which also covers Queens, released a list of over 100 priests who have credible accusations against them.

https://dioceseofbrooklyn.org/sex-abuse-crisis-response/list/

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« Reply #2679 on: June 04, 2019, 07:08:10 PM »
http://www.irishnews.com/news/northernirelandnews/2018/05/24/news/concerns-raised-over-how-catholic-diocese-of-dromore-handled-allegation-made-against-newry-cathedral-administrator-1337041/

CONCERNS have been raised over how the Catholic diocese of Dromore has handled an allegation made against the administrator of Newry Cathedral. It was revealed last weekend that Canon Francis Brown had stepped aside from public ministry while the allegation against him was investigated. However, it was claimed today that the priest remained in ministry in the diocese for six weeks after being made aware of the accusation.

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This happened over a year ago and I haven't seen any updates

He is not listed among the priests in the Newry parish

http://www.newrycathedralparish.org/people-and-places/priests/

and a priest is still listed as "Acting Administrator: Fr. Desmond Loughran"

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« Reply #2680 on: June 04, 2019, 10:09:13 PM »
http://www.irishnews.com/news/northernirelandnews/2018/05/24/news/concerns-raised-over-how-catholic-diocese-of-dromore-handled-allegation-made-against-newry-cathedral-administrator-1337041/

CONCERNS have been raised over how the Catholic diocese of Dromore has handled an allegation made against the administrator of Newry Cathedral. It was revealed last weekend that Canon Francis Brown had stepped aside from public ministry while the allegation against him was investigated. However, it was claimed today that the priest remained in ministry in the diocese for six weeks after being made aware of the accusation.

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This happened over a year ago and I haven't seen any updates

He is not listed among the priests in the Newry parish

http://www.newrycathedralparish.org/people-and-places/priests/

and a priest is still listed as "Acting Administrator: Fr. Desmond Loughran"

One of the major issues with clerical abuse is that the Church moves at a glacial speed in dealing with matters. Firstly, it will await any civil investigation by social services and/or police and then it will proceed according to Canon law which it believes supersedes civil law. Hence, any investigation will take years to be resolved. Totally ridiculous.