This week’s required reading…

Here is the latest group of articles I am recommending as your reading for the week: How a Catholic sex abuse report in Pennsylvania echoed around the U.S. D.C. attorney general opens inquiry into sexual abuse by Catholic priests in Washington Bill White: PA Senate's inaction on child sex abuse bill was cowardly Want to… Continue reading This week’s required reading…

Action Alert from the Foundation To Abolish Child Sex Abuse (FACSA)

  This is from an email that FACSA sent out Yesterday.  It was important enough to come out of my self imposed archive. 1-888-538-8541 Last April, the PA Attorney General’s Office established a toll-free phone number for survivors of child sex abuse (who were PA residents, or were abused by someone in PA) to call… Continue reading Action Alert from the Foundation To Abolish Child Sex Abuse (FACSA)

FACSA Update 4/18/2014

The following is the content of an email I received yesterday from the Foundation to Abolish Child Sex Abuse (FACSA): Over the many months of the current PA Legislature's session our team has continued to monitor for legislative efforts that will protect children from sexual predators and provide some measure of justice for CSA victims.… Continue reading FACSA Update 4/18/2014

Coming Soon… A Survivors’ Blog Roll

I have decided to take on a project in an effort to gather together the voices of people blogging on the topic of sexual abuse of children and vulnerable adults.  I am not limiting this to survivors of abuse by priests.  This is going to be open to any blogger who wishes to put their blog… Continue reading Coming Soon… A Survivors’ Blog Roll

“Dear Mr. Ratzinger” Campaign

I have a new hero in Ireland. Her name is Emma Somers. She is a free-lance writer and she has come up with the most elegant and simple way to reply to Pope Benedict XVI's letter to the Irish people regarding the sex crisis in the Catholic Church. We are all going to drop him a… Continue reading “Dear Mr. Ratzinger” Campaign

Child Pornography in the Rectory at Lords Valley, Pennsylvania

In case you are one of the people who believe that the worst of the sex scandal in the Catholic Church is over, I have more bad news.  Another priest in the Diocese of Scranton has been reported, this time for child pornography. According to news reports, and this is a story that is just… Continue reading Child Pornography in the Rectory at Lords Valley, Pennsylvania

What I Have Learned in a Year of Blogging

Just cause you got the monkey off your back doesn't mean the circus has left town. George Carlin It is October and I realized the other day that I have been doing this blog for almost a year.  I posted for the first time on 14 October 2008.  Since then I have published over 90… Continue reading What I Have Learned in a Year of Blogging