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AUSTRIAN SEMINARY SHUT DOWN FOR PROBE
Associated Press ^ | 12 August 2004 | Editors

Posted on 08/12/2004 11:08:36 AM PDT by Robert Drobot

VIENNA, Austria Aug. 12, 2004 — A papal emissary on Thursday shut down an Austrian seminary where authorities reported finding about 40,000 photos and numerous videos, including child pornography, on computers.

Other photographs of seminary students kissing and fondling each other and their older religious instructors at the seminary also were found in the diocese of St. Poelten, about 50 miles west of Vienna.

Some of the photos were published in Austrian media and triggered a public uproar that prompted Pope John Paul II to dispatch Bishop Klaus Kueng as an "apostolic visitor" to contain the scandal.


TOPICS: Activism; Apologetics; Catholic; Current Events; History; Religion & Politics
KEYWORDS: abuse; childpornography; coverup; cusmeticdoublespeak; romancatholic; scandal; secretresults; seminary; sex; sin; unfinishedreports; unholypriests; vatican
Once again the pathetic Vatican blather decrying Satanic sexual debauchery within Church institutions - dedicated, at one time, to producing holy priests - is nothing more than the usual transparent whitewash of evil Karol Wojtyla perpetuates and facilitates through his catastrophic, and repeated refusal to confront.

Here, as in prior carbon-copy examples, Wojtyla substitutes excommunication and discipline with meaningless actions alluding to a concern and anguish. In truth his has been a shameful history of denial of the pervasive evil plaguing His Church throughout the world.

Before undertaking another wasteful mass gathering abomination on this planet, Wojtyla MUST do what his predecessors had no problem doing before him - defend The One True Church from falling into the clutches of Satan!!!

He must follow in the footsteps of Our Savior - drive out the sexual evil from within the Sacred walls of His Church!!!

To act otherwise would be to scorn and challenge the presence of God Almighty in every Roman Catholic Church throughout the world. The Holy Trinity is providing Wojtyla yet another chance to right his grievous wrongs; to do good in this life. Will he take it? IMHO, no. I have long believed that Wojtyla is determined to do all that he can to shame and destroy His Church. To date, he has only re-affirms my opinion of his failed tenure.

It's been said responsibility will either make or break a man. So much opportunity, so many wrongs. I will pray for the redemption of the man who calls himself Pope John Paul II. There is still so much good he can do.

Heavenly Father, please send us holy priests.

Saint Pius X, pray for us.

1 posted on 08/12/2004 11:08:38 AM PDT by Robert Drobot
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To: AAABEST; Akron Al; Alberta's Child; Andrew65; AniGrrl; american colleen; Antoninus; ...

Ping for prayer.


2 posted on 08/12/2004 11:13:05 AM PDT by Robert Drobot (God, family, country. All else is meaningless.)
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To: Robert Drobot
To date, he has only re-affirms my opinion of his failed tenure.
3 posted on 08/12/2004 11:15:01 AM PDT by Robert Drobot (God, family, country. All else is meaningless.)
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To: Robert Drobot

Dear Robert Drobot,

I would appreciate it if you do not ping me in the future.

Thank you,


sitetest


4 posted on 08/12/2004 11:21:24 AM PDT by sitetest
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To: sitetest

Deleted. Thanks.


5 posted on 08/12/2004 11:34:29 AM PDT by Robert Drobot (God, family, country. All else is meaningless.)
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To: Robert Drobot

An unfortunately phrased title all things considered :-/

Too bad the Vatican waited to act until the scandal became public.


6 posted on 08/12/2004 11:36:41 AM PDT by Canticle_of_Deborah
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To: Canticle_of_Deborah
Too bad the Vatican waited to act until the scandal became public.

SOP for this pope. DO nothing, say nothing - unless the faithful get wind of it. Release a news bulletin to CYA, and then return to the do nothing, say nothing mode.

7 posted on 08/12/2004 11:43:08 AM PDT by Robert Drobot (God, family, country. All else is meaningless.)
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To: Canticle_of_Deborah

About the AP's choice of words for the title.....evil is as evil does.


8 posted on 08/12/2004 11:47:18 AM PDT by Robert Drobot (God, family, country. All else is meaningless.)
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To: Robert Drobot
evil Karol Wojtyla

See, before I might have actually listened to your arguement with an open mind. But anyone who calls a man who suffers as JP2 suffers "evil" must have an agenda all his own.
9 posted on 08/12/2004 3:23:25 PM PDT by Lilllabettt
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To: Robert Drobot

Reading sordid stories like this can make one physically ill. The worst part is that it's happening in institutions where we're supposed to be training our future clergy. How scary is that?


10 posted on 08/13/2004 7:13:41 AM PDT by AAABEST (Lord have mercy on us)
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AUSTRIAN SEMINARY SHUT DOWN FOR PROBE

11 posted on 08/13/2004 7:52:45 AM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Robert Drobot; Religion Mod

**evil Karol Wojtyla**

Robert, why do you insist on demeaning the Pope in such a manner in #1? This is hardly Christian action..........

Remember the Commandment "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."?


12 posted on 08/13/2004 7:57:05 AM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Robert Drobot
As me ol' Irish Granfatha usta to say, "Hooley Mother of God! Ya start sayin' the Mass in English, next thing you know the priests'll be buggering the altar boys!"
13 posted on 08/13/2004 8:00:11 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Take Luca Brazzi, make him an offer he can't refuse.)
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To: Salvation; Religion Mod
Salvation, I am quite surprised to find you of all FReepers taking words out of context to frame your argument.....and you dare take this whole cloth fabrication to the Religion Mod.

To top it off, you boldly assert, "Remember the Commandment "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."? To which I must ask you to tell me when that idiom became a part of the Ten Commandments?

It would seem your confusion about the content of The Ten Commandments is not dissimilar to your confusion about the content of my opinion as well. I will leave it to you to ponder psychology of your actions.

I wrote about the "....transparent whitewash of evil Karol Wojtyla perpetuates"

You, improperly and unfairly, confined your out-of-context quote to "....evil Karol Wojtyla....".

It is a fact that nothing has changed in the United States relative to the people who review and test candidates for seminary training, and it's been, obviously, business as usual within Roman Catholic seminaries throughout the world.

Yes, Karol Wojtyla did publicly wring his hands about the state of wholesale degeneracy within His Church, and as I remember he issued a proclamation ( all gum - no teeth, IMO ) through which he admonished those responsible for overseeing seminaries to correct themselves. As in the instant case, he may have even sent an "apostolic visitor". However, the usual suspects remain in control, and no final report has been presented to him. IMO, he knows it.

......and you know it, or so you should.

I purposely inserted the last sentence in the snippet above to allow all who are concerned about the moral corruption of the Roman Catholic Church to read that it took a public outcry about the sexual sickness within the seminary before Wojtyla chose to give the appearance of acting to drive out a Satanic evil directed at young men called by God Almighty to prepare for the Blessed Sacrament of Holy Orders to lead a life of holy priests.

May God cause the evil doers to be driven from those hallowed grounds, and may his judgment of them be swift and merciful.

St. Pius X, pray for us.

14 posted on 08/13/2004 11:13:11 AM PDT by Robert Drobot (God, family, country. All else is meaningless.)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

Your Irish Granfatha was clearly an astute gentleman.....may the wind be always to your back my FRiend.


15 posted on 08/13/2004 11:17:16 AM PDT by Robert Drobot (God, family, country. All else is meaningless.)
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To: Lilllabettt

You might want to read my post # 14.


16 posted on 08/13/2004 11:26:38 AM PDT by Robert Drobot (God, family, country. All else is meaningless.)
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To: Robert Drobot

I wonder who died and made her Net Nanny? She seems to be pinging the Mod's with even more frequency.


17 posted on 08/13/2004 8:19:06 PM PDT by Land of the Irish
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To: Robert Drobot

I*'m sure you have heard of the two Great Commandments. LOL!


18 posted on 08/13/2004 8:38:42 PM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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Get over it!


19 posted on 08/13/2004 8:41:26 PM PDT by Salvation (†With God all things are possible.†)
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To: Salvation
I*'m sure you have heard of the two Great Commandments

Enlighten me.

20 posted on 08/14/2004 2:58:13 AM PDT by Robert Drobot (God, family, country. All else is meaningless.)
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To: Land of the Irish
She seems to be pinging the Mod's with even more frequency.

It might be more charitable to consider the source, and take pity on the quantity of drivel the Religion Mod is tasked to review.

May the Blessed Trinity strengthen the Mod in meeting the burden of his office.

21 posted on 08/14/2004 3:10:08 AM PDT by Robert Drobot (God, family, country. All else is meaningless.)
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