Friday, June 4, 2010

For 5th Year, Child Sex Abuse Bill Dies in Legislature - By Paul Vitello – June 2, 2010 – The New York Times

For four years, advocates for sexually abused children had fought a battle in the New York Legislature to open a legal window that would allow victims to file lawsuits against predators long after the statute of limitations had expired.

Though the bill died each year, it passed in the Assembly three times and earned the support of two governors. And the renewed attention to sexual abuse in the Roman Catholic Church augured well for the cause this year.

Yet on Wednesday, in its fifth year on the legislative calendar, the bill, known as the Child Victims Act, was defeated in a Senate committee in the first vote on the measure this session.

Legislators on both sides agreed that the 9-to-6 vote by the panel, the Senate Codes Committee, had doomed the legislation for the remainder of the session. They offered different perspectives, however, on the vote’s larger meaning for the bill, which proposes a one-time, one-year suspension of the statute of limitations for sex abuse lawsuits.

 “We knew we didn’t have the votes, but we felt it was important to keep it on the public agenda,” said State Senator Ruth Hassell-Thompson, a Democrat who represents parts of the Bronx and Westchester County and who is the bill’s sponsor in the Senate. “Whether it is adopted this year or next year is less important than reminding victims that there are people out here trying to bring justice for them.” Read more - By Paul Vitello – June 2, 2010 – The New York Times

Facts About Homosexuality and Child Molestation, 
Dr. Gregory Herek, 
University of California at Davis & 
Yale University & 
City University of New York

Apostolic Visitation of the Irish Church:
A First Step Towards a Brighter Future?
By Alex Wilhelm – June 3, 2010 – The Huffington Post

Roman Catholic 
Cardinal Schönborn of Vienna
By  David Gibson - May 18, 2010 - Politics Daily -

Sinéad O'Connor: Pop Star Mom Is An Unlikely Prophet for a Scandalized Church 
by RORY FITZGERALD – Politics Daily
Abuse groups query record of top clerics sent to Ireland
by PATSY McGARRY Religious Affairs Correspondent – The Irish Times 

Benedict XVI Appoints Bishops to Investigate the 
Child Sexual Abuse in Ireland *-*-*-*-*-*–> 

Who Can Mock This Church?
By Nicholas D. Kristof – The New York Times

Roman Catholic Church Sex Abuse Cases - The New York Times

More ripples appear for Catholic Church 
Sapa-AFP – Daily Dispatch Online – 4/30/10

Hurricane Katrina - Nancy Pelosi - Washington, DC – 2005
Accountability Benedict XVI Child Sexual Abuse

Abuse coverup reports hardly unfair to pope –
by BILL GOUVEIA - Attleboro Sun Chronicle 

It's not the sex. It's the cover-up
by Matt Gurney, NP Editor, April 15, 2010 – National Post

It's Not About Homosexuality:
Blaming the Wrong People for the Sexual Abuse Crisis –
by Rev. James Martin, S.J. – The Huffington Post

"Watch out for false prophets. They come to you in sheep's clothing, but inwardly they are ferocious wolves. 

By their fruit you will recognize them. Do people pick grapes from thornbushes, or figs from thistles? Likewise every good tree bears good fruit, but a bad tree bears bad fruit. A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, and a bad tree cannot bear good fruit. Every tree that does not bear good fruit is cut down and thrown into the fire. Thus, by their fruit you will recognize them.

"Not everyone who says to me, 'Lord, Lord,' will enter the kingdom of heaven, but only he who does the will of my Father who is in heaven. Many will say to me on that day, 'Lord, Lord, did we not prophesy in your name, and in your name drive out demons and perform many miracles?' Then I will tell them plainly, 'I never knew you. Away from me, you evildoers!' Matthew 7:15-23

Victims slam 'blame-shifting' Vatican
AFP - The Sydney Morning Herald –

Gay priests are not paedophiles
by Austen Ivereigh –

Professor's view: Witch hunt for gay priests off base
when target should be child abusers
By: Iver Bogen, University of Minnesota Duluth - Duluth News Tribune 

New Catholic Sex Abuse Findings:
Gay Priests Are Not the Problem
by DAVID GIBSON – Politics Daily - November 18, 2009

Ratzinger & Vatican “They did as much as they had at each point in time given the public outcry, and no more.”
 Katrin Bennhold – The New York Times
“However, Don’t Ever Underestimate
The Power Of $80 Million Dollars Here And There.”
Daniel Schorr

“…the church must … end its campaign to block
the weak and the vulnerable from receiving help
to deal with the consequences of criminal sexual abuse.”
By Lawrence Lessig – The New York Times
 Lawrence Lessig is a law professor and the director of the Edmond J. Safra Foundation Center for Ethics at Harvard.
read more

Pope Blasts U.K. Anti-Discrimination Laws – February 2, 2010 – CBS News
In Speech, Benedict Raises Fears that Vatican Could Be Prosecuted for Stances Against Gays

A flashback far more severe than in --- BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN
Friday, December 26, 2008


Ratzinger, Hurley, Maida & Accomplices - Kids Are Being Hurt!!!

January 29, 2010
(Sequential Order of Reactions) ***
Holocaust Similarities - Child Sexual Abuse Kept Secret For Decades
Out Of Public View


Full Disclosure - The Roman Catholic Church must confront its failings with contrition
TimesOnline – Read more 

Ignorance about human sexuality is harmful to children.

“Someday, maybe, there will exist a well-informed, well considered and yet fervent public conviction that the most deadly of all possible sins is the mutilation of a child’s spirit.” Erik Erikson 

…whoever causes one of these little ones who believe in Me to stumble, it would be better for him to have a heavy millstone hung around his neck, and to be drowned in the depth of the sea. Matthew 18:6 

Protect children and the entire world will be safe.

Important note: No disrespect meant to Pope Benedict XVI or the hierarchy, the one and only concern is the safety and well-being of children.
Kids Are Being Hurt!!!

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