Monday, March 29, 2010


People seem to have developed a very selective memory on the subject of the abusive priest scandal in the Catholic Church, forgetting as they have that all faiths have been tarred with the brush of this despicable abuse of the most vulnerable persons among us and that the current Pope has been in office since the death five years ago of Pope John Paul II, during whose tenure MOST if not all of the abuse took place (during the 1980s), with the Pope doing absolutely nothing about it. Nor have the Jews done anything about the Rabbis accused in New York of abuse.

The New York Times is leading the slander and frankly folks, I'm tired of hearing about this crap! It happened, it was horrible, it is being dealt with! What else do you want from the Catholic Church? Seriously! The Pope's sermon yesterday, Palm Sunday, alluded to the scandal in the view of a newspaper's assumptions:

While he did not directly mention the scandal involving sexual abuse of children by priests, parts of his sermon could be applicable to the crisis he and the Roman Catholic Church are facing. [Note: the abuse happened in the 70s and 80s kids - it isn't a crisis NOW except in the 2nd rate and biased minds of the NYT editors!]

The newspapers are positing a point of view that the Pope will express quite firmly and clearly should he wish to do so. He hasn't. So don't assume. It makes an ass out of you for sure. It's all very fashionable and trendy to adopt a shallow, brittle pose of anti-Catholicism - it's also bullshit!

UPDATE: The Anchoress has, as usual, done her impeccable research and covers the roots of the story here. The horror stories quote a priest who was never interviewed by the NYT!

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