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Pope reverts to type

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:13 am

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Pope shocks Chile by accusing sex abuse victims of slander (AP)

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis accused victims of Chile’s most notorious pedophile of slander Thursday, an astonishing end to a visit meant to help heal the wounds of a sex abuse scandal that has cost the Catholic Church its credibility in the country.

Francis said that until he sees proof that Bishop Juan Barros was complicit in covering up the sex crimes of the Rev. Fernando Karadimas, such accusations against Barros are “all calumny.”

The pope’s remarks drew shock from Chileans and immediate rebuke from victims and their advocates. They noted the accusers were deemed credible enough by the Vatican that it sentenced Karadima to a lifetime of “penance and prayer” for his crimes in 2011. A Chilean judge also found the victims to be credible, saying that while she had to drop criminal charges against Karadima because too much time had passed, proof of his crimes wasn’t lacking.

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Re: Pope reverts to type

Post by Aztexan » Fri Jan 19, 2018 3:22 am

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Re: Pope reverts to type

Post by Phoenix76 » Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:10 am

Well what do you expect from the leader of the religion that has probably the highest rates of sexual abuse in the modern world.

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Post by OlegTheBatty » Fri Jan 19, 2018 9:40 pm

Phoenix76 wrote:Well what do you expect from the leader of the religion that has probably the highest rates of sexual abuse in the modern world.


Oh. :oops:

I thought the thread title meant he'd given up handwriting.
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Post by Gawdzilla Sama » Fri Jan 19, 2018 10:45 pm

OlegTheBatty wrote:
Phoenix76 wrote:Well what do you expect from the leader of the religion that has probably the highest rates of sexual abuse in the modern world.


Oh. :oops:

I thought the thread title meant he'd given up handwriting.

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Post by Gord » Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:53 am

Gawdzilla Sama wrote:
OlegTheBatty wrote:
Phoenix76 wrote:Well what do you expect from the leader of the religion that has probably the highest rates of sexual abuse in the modern world.

Oh. :oops:

I thought the thread title meant he'd given up handwriting.

Well, he is the font of God's word.

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Re: Pope reverts to type

Post by Phoenix76 » Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:22 am

OlegTheBatty wrote:
Phoenix76 wrote:Well what do you expect from the leader of the religion that has probably the highest rates of sexual abuse in the modern world.


Oh. :oops:

I thought the thread title meant he'd given up handwriting.


Nah, sorry Oleg, not that "type of type".

I hate religion at the best of times, but when such a high profile person as the Pope starts blaming the victims, well my hate magnifies immensely. If he was fair dinkum (an Australianism), then he would pull (bad choice of words maybe) his priests and other clergy into line. However, I doubt he has any power to enable this "pulling" (can't help it) into line.

To me he is a figurehead who can make new rules for his church, and supposedly they are binding upon the church members, but how the hell can he ever enforce any rule at all, especially when his clergy are out there being naughty little boys and girls (no, I didn't forget the nuns, they're no better). What will be,will be.

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Re: Pope reverts to type

Post by Poodle » Sat Jan 20, 2018 12:05 pm

The Pope can enforce rules all he likes, but kiddy-fiddling is illegal full stop (where civilisation exists, at least). The Pope is not needed to stamp out what is, essentially, one of the worst possible crimes. Get the bastards behind bars - preferably for a very long time.
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