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Catholic church interferred in investigation (sexual abuse - Australia)
ABC.net.au ^ | 5/8/2013 | Suzanne Smith

Posted on 05/09/2013 9:01:41 AM PDT by Dr. Thorne

Former policeman turned state parliamentarian, Troy Grant, told the special commission of inquiry into the handling of child sexual abuse in the Maitland-Newcastle diocese that members of the Catholic Church had interferred in his investigation into sexual abuse.

(Excerpt) Read more at abc.net.au ...


TOPICS: Catholic; Moral Issues
KEYWORDS: abuse; agendadrivenfreeper; catholic
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More cover-up of depravity from the catholic church.
1 posted on 05/09/2013 9:01:41 AM PDT by Dr. Thorne
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To: Dr. Thorne

So, we’re supposed to take the unsupported word of a politician being interviewed by an unknown presstitute about something that happened about forty years ago?

Sounds like more anti-Catholic bigotry to me.


2 posted on 05/09/2013 9:09:19 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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A random politician makes a statement, as reported by abc news, and you present it as fact?

A trend I've observed from both Catholics and Protestants here is that either side will post NY-Slimes, abc, or cbs pieces with impunity that support their side of the discussion, but when the other side does the same the reaction is "just another anti-Baptist/Catholic/Calvinist/Orthodox hit-piece!"

The media is out against ALL of us, which is why I take any article from such sources with a huge grain of salt.

3 posted on 05/09/2013 9:21:39 AM PDT by Wyrd bi ful ard (Gone Galt, 11/07/12----No king but Christ! Don't tread on me!)
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To: Dr. Thorne

Really??? Of everything in the news today you post this?? You choose to take a swipe at fellow Christians instead? Okie doke then....kinda speaks volumes.


6 posted on 05/09/2013 11:02:36 AM PDT by surroundedbyblue (Why am I both pro-life & pro-gun? Because both positions defend the innocent and protect the weak.)
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To: Dr. Thorne; 1000 silverlings; Alex Murphy; bkaycee; blue-duncan; boatbums; caww; ...
More cover-up of depravity from the catholic church.

(Imagine that)

But,.... but.... but.... it CAN'T be!!!

We've been assured over and over by FRoman Catholics that the problem is well in hand and "something" is being done about it.

7 posted on 05/09/2013 1:07:55 PM PDT by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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Looks like you hit a nerve.

Catholics just can’t stand the facts about their church being exposed.

If you had posted something that made the RCC look good, it would have been true enough to be written in stone.

Something that makes it look bad, and it’s *hate* and *anti-Catholic bigotry*.

Image is everything.


8 posted on 05/09/2013 1:10:42 PM PDT by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: metmom

I can’t imagine staying in an organization that has that filth so pervasive and engrained.


9 posted on 05/09/2013 3:31:02 PM PDT by CynicalBear (For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ)
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To: CynicalBear

When are you leaving the U.S.?


10 posted on 05/09/2013 5:20:44 PM PDT by vladimir998
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LOL Nice try but if you don’t see the differences it’s probably futile to try to explain. Interesting though that you seem to think the two are the same.


12 posted on 05/09/2013 5:36:15 PM PDT by CynicalBear (For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ)
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To: CynicalBear

There was no try. I succeeded in making my point. The U.S. is filled with evil and it is being enshrined into U.S. law now (gay marriage, abortion, etc). Yet you stay in the U.S. You pay taxes to an evil and corrupt government. Why?

The Catholic Church has some evil people in it. But the Catholic Church was founded by Christ.


15 posted on 05/09/2013 5:43:18 PM PDT by vladimir998
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To: RegulatorCountry

Take it as you wish since it is imaterial in any case.


16 posted on 05/09/2013 5:43:55 PM PDT by vladimir998
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>>I succeeded in making my point.<<

No you didn’t. Living in the U.S. has no relationship to my salvation. It is not my connection to Christ and I don’t rely on it for my knowledge of scripture.

>> The Catholic Church has some evil people in it.<<

No kidding.

>> But the Catholic Church was founded by Christ.<<

No it wasn’t. Most of the rituals, beliefs, garments, symbols etc. of the RCC are from pagan origin.

17 posted on 05/09/2013 6:33:46 PM PDT by CynicalBear (For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ)
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To: CynicalBear

You wrote:

“No you didn’t.”

Yes, I did.

“Living in the U.S. has no relationship to my salvation.”

Neither does corruption in the hearts and actions of people in the Catholic Church.

“It is not my connection to Christ and I don’t rely on it for my knowledge of scripture.”

I think the real problem is that you don’t (apparently) understand the Catholic Church. Corrupt people in the Church can’t damage your connection to Christ - only you can do that. Corrupt people in the Church can’t damage your knowledge of scripture as long as you listen to the Church rather than a corrupt individual _ and it’s easy to tell one from the other.

“No kidding.”

Yes, just like on FR.

“No it wasn’t.”

Yes, it was.

“Most of the rituals, beliefs, garments, symbols etc. of the RCC are from pagan origin.”

Nope.


18 posted on 05/09/2013 7:14:26 PM PDT by vladimir998
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>>Neither does corruption in the hearts and actions of people in the Catholic Church.<

“People in the Catholic Church”? You call a priest who diddles young boys then serves you what you consider to be the “body of Christ” to be just “people in the Catholic Church”? Seriously?

Denying that the rituals, beliefs, garments, symbols etc. of the RCC are from pagan origin doesn’t change the fact that they are.

19 posted on 05/09/2013 7:30:18 PM PDT by CynicalBear (For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ)
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To: Dr. Thorne

“Interferred”? Is that an Australian thing?


20 posted on 05/09/2013 7:35:04 PM PDT by jjotto ("Ya could look it up!")
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