159 Catholic Priests From Boston on Sex Abuse List. JP2 Army in Genoa Italy, 51 year old pedophile priest arrested
159 Catholic Priests From Boston on Sex Abuse List
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The Catholic Archdiocese of Boston has released a list of 159 priests who have been accused of child sexual abuse to protect children as well as assist survivors of abusive clergy, but activists say it's too late and too little.
“Having met with hundreds of survivors, I know firsthand the scars you carry,” Archbishop Seán O’Malley said in an open letter to the people of the Archdiocese as he made the list public Thursday. “And I carry with me every day the pain of the Church’s failures. I express once again my sorrow for your pain and my apology for any way the Church and its clergy have failed you.”
The web-based list was released as O’Malley announced revisions to the policy of the Boston Archdiocese with respect to disclosing names of clergy accused of sexually abusing minors. The list did not carry photographs and was compiled after a review of the sexual abuse allegations in the files at the archdiocese for the past 70 years, according to Boston Globe.
“My deepest hope and prayer is that the efforts I am announcing today will provide some additional comfort and healing for those who have suffered from sexual abuse by clergy and will continue to strengthen our efforts to protect God’s children,” the Archbishop said in his letter.
However, Attorney General Martha Coakley wasn’t happy. “Those names should be disclosed in the interest of the victims and public safety,” Boston Globe quoted her as saying. “While today was an important first step, we urge the leaders of the Archdiocese to complete this effort toward transparency and publicly disclose the names of those accused from other orders and those who were already laicized.”
O’Malley initially promised to bring out a list of 250 accused clerics in a March 2009 letter. But it came two years later and omitted the names of 91 additional accused, most of whom are dead as well as those from religious orders and other dioceses who worked in Boston area.
Mitchell Garabedian, an attorney who represents clergy abuse victims, told Boston Globe that the omissions were a disservice to victims. “It’s disappointing … since naming them [additional accused priests] would allow sexual abuse victims to try and heal and perhaps understand that they were not the only ones abused by a particular priest.”
Barbara Blaine, president of the Survivors Network of Those Abused by Priests, said the archbishop’s reasoning was “shameless hairsplitting” that endangered children. “This is about safeguarding innocent kids, comforting wounded adults and exposing unhealthy secrecy. It’s not about which individual Catholic official signs which individual Catholic predator’s paycheck,” she was quoted as saying.
O’Malley said he had a reason to exclude the names of the deceased accused. As to deceased priests, there was, by definition, no consideration relating to child protection, he said, but there were genuine considerations related to due process and protecting reputations. “In the vast majority of these cases, the priest was accused after he had already passed away and accordingly had no chance to address the allegations being brought against him.”
O’Malley added that the Archdiocese had had a “vigorous policy” with respect to disclosing information about clergy accused of abusing minors since 2002. The archdiocese is prompt in reporting allegations to law enforcement agencies and in publicly disclosing when a priest is removed from active ministry pending an investigation, he said. “Much has been accomplished in Boston since 2002, but our work in this area is continuing, and we will remain ever vigilant.”
The archdiocese will amend the list as more allegations of clergy abuse are investigated and settled.
(Photo: Reuters/Mario Anzuoni)
Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) Southwest Regional Director Mary Grant (R) speaks at a news conference commenting on the release of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles documents on priests accused in sex abuse cases at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles October 12, 2005. The documents reveal that Church officials moved accused priests between counseling and new assignments for decades.
As John Paul II is beatified, his Achilles Heel the JP2 Army the John Paul II Pedophile Rapists-Priests Army he left behind lives on and this time a relatively young priest of 51 years of age was arrested by police in Genoa Italy and the Cardinal involved is a close advisor to Benedict XVI. If they really mean what they say about the new Vatican guidelines they recently released this May, they should apply their rules on this fresh pedophile priest from nearby Genoa near the Vatican in Rome. Read our analysis of the new Vatican guidelines on sex abuse are hogwash as long as Cardinal Bernard Law sits as High Priest in Rome - apply first to him &his 80 pedophile priests http://jp2m.blogspot.com/2011/05/save.html
Really, this sorcery of the re-incarnation of the flesh and blood of Christ in the Eucharist must end in this 21st century because it will always give to the Pope and Cardinals and Bishops and Priests to keep on committing crimes against humanity, generation after generation and they go scot-free.
John Paul II and the Rule of Benedict XVI as Cardinal Ratzinger (they riled the Vatican like a pair of Opus Dei hands) cannot reincarnate dead cats, dead dogs or dead fish and therefore they cannot reincarnate the Creator of all creations, read Mary versus John Paul II and see the 9-months pregnancy of the purest of all creatures and therefore these sinful men cannot reincarnate Christ in 9-seconds
Read our sister weblogs the John Paul II Millstone http://jp2m.blogspot.com/2011/05/vatican-blame-game-its-them-not-us-john.html
John Paul II Galaxy size ego usurps Mary statues. ‘The Holy Father’ John Paul II ousts Baby Jesus from the arms of His ‘Holy Mother’ Mary! http://stella0maris.blogspot.com/2011/06/john-paul-ii-galaxy-size-ego-usurps.html
Ireland condemns Vatican secrecy on Cloyne Diocese pedophile priests. Ireland vis-à-vis USA: the way they deal with crimes by the Vatican http://popecrimes.blogspot.com/2011/07/ireland-government-condemns-vatican.html
Latest Priest Sex Abuse Case Hits Archdiocese Of Powerful Cardinal, Close Advisor To Pope Benedict XVI
A parish priest near Genoa is facing pedophilia and drug charges just as the Vatican lays out new guidelines for responding to sex abuse cases. Genoa’s Cardinal Angelo Bagnasco, who was integral to establishing the new guidelines, has visited the local church hit by the case.
By Alessandra Pieracci and Giacomo Galeazzi
GENOA - The latest sex abuse case to rock the Catholic Church is unfolding in the archdiocese of an influential Italian Cardinal, who has been working with Pope Benedict XVI on reforms to respond to prior scandals of pedophile priests.
Father Riccardo Seppia, a 51 year-old parish priest in the village of Sastri Ponente, near Genoa, was arrested last Friday on pedophilia and drugs charges. Investigators say that in tapped mobile phone conversations Seppia asked a Moroccan drug dealer to arrange sexual encounters with young and vulnerable boys. “I do not want 16-year-old boys, but younger. Fourteen-year-olds are OK. Look for needy boys, who have family issues,” he allegedly said.
Genoa Archbishop Angelo Bagnasco, who is also head of the Italian Bishops Conference, had been working with Benedict to establish a tough new worldwide policy released this week on how bishops should handle accusations of priestly sex abuse.
Bagnasco said when he met the Pope this weekend he “asked for a particular blessing for my archdiocese,” in light of the accused crimes, adding that “like every father toward a son (feels) great pain in seeing a priest who is not faithful to his vocation.”