VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis came under pressure to punish bishops who covered up for pedophile priests when a U.N. human rights panel accused the Vatican of systematically protecting its reputation instead of looking out for the safety of children.
June 12, 2019 by Edward Morgan
During the period from July 1, 2017, to June 30, 2018, 1,385 adults came forward with 1,455 allegations of abuse, according to the annual report of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Secretariat of Child and Youth Protection. That was up from 693 allegations in the previous year. The report attributed much of the increase to a victim compensation program implemented in five dioceses in New York state. According to the report, Catholic dioceses and religious orders spent $301.6 million during the reporting period on payments to victims, legal fees and child-protection efforts.
Many have wondered how the rampant child sex abuse in the church could’ve gone on for so long. We now know it was because police covered it up.
Philadelphia, PA — For those who have been keeping up with the child sex abuse scandal in the Catholic church that erupted late last year in Pennsylvania, many have been wondering how it was allowed to go on for so long without anyone getting charged or arrested. Now, it appears that we have the answer—the police were complicit. But it wasn’t just in Pennsylvania, we are also learning it was elsewhere in places like Buffalo, New York.
Pedophilia is a longstanding suppressed issue by the Vatican. When criminal and civil cases challenged its negligence in dealing with this issue, judicial decisions usually don’t hold the Vatican, dioceses or pedophile priests accountable. The Catholic hierarchy suppresses publication of information relating to priest offenders. Instead of holding them accountable, most often they’re transferred…Read more
The Catholic Church has refused to waive the immunity of one their diplomats, after he was accused of possessing child pornography…..Read more
Another case of rape from a catholic priest has surfaced. In a depraved and disturbing statement by the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, a high-ranking cleric from the Catholic Church, he claimed that pedophilia is granted by God for priests.The vile comment was made by Cardinal Timothy Dolan after being found to have transferred church finances into a…