There are only a few days left until the Diocese of Scranton releases the information on the Bishop's Victims Compensation Fund. I am confident that Bishop Bambera will over-promise and under-deliver to victims and their families. If you plan to make a claim against the Diocese of Scranton, watch their news release page for information. … Continue reading Awaiting Details of the Bishop’s Fund and End of the Year Reading
"What hurts the victim the most is not the cruelty of the oppressor, but the silence of the bystander."
There is a great article on the opulent lifestyles of the "princes of the church". The Lavish Homes of American Archbishops is running on the CNN website. Funny, they keep saying that they are bankrupt and that there are no resources for the victims of sexual crimes committed by their clergy! They complain that people… Continue reading Lifestyles of the Rich and Pious
While glancing at my WordPress.com dashboard I noticed that this will be my 200th post on this blog. I am amazed I have stuck to it this long, although my posts have been less frequent as events in my personal life demand my attention. For this post I am beginning a series on the Catholic… Continue reading The RCC Hierarchy Playbook, Part I
This weekend in over 30 locations around the country, survivors of sexual abuse at the hands of clergy members will be gathering in solidarity with victims of abuse in Ireland and around the world. Organized by SNAP, these vigils are intended to bring awareness to the ongoing problems of Catholic Clergy preying on children and… Continue reading St. Patricks Day, a day of solidarity with Irish Victims of Clergy Sexual Crisis
I have been in Houston all week for a work related training seminar. As a result I have been off the radar and not posting on this blog. But tonight, the perfect combination of a stable internet connection at the hotel (who knows how long that will last), prediction of rain and no "homework" from… Continue reading Abuse is Abuse