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I Am Angry At The Catholic Church 4 Allowing Children 2 B Hurt

Please show your support 4 the survivors of the "clergy abuse scandal"! 237 People

    In View Of This, All Catholics Should Think About This.

    This is them = "Be on the watch for the false prophets that come to you in sheeps covering, but inside they are ravenous wolves. By thier fruits you will recognise them. Never do people gather grapes from thorns or figs from thistles, do they? Likewise every good tree produces...
    lafsnack lafsnack 51-55, M 1 Response Apr 22, 2011

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    Here's How To Support Survivors, And Let Your Voice Be Heard...

    Write to :   His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI 00120 Via del Pellegrino Citta del Vaticano   Or email...   benedictxvi@vatican.va   * For clergy abuse survivors : WW.SNAPNETWORK.ORG, or  WWW.THEHOPEOFSURVIVORS.COM, or WWW.RAINN.ORG, ...
    JusDifferent JusDifferent 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2010

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    I'm Madder Than Hell And You Know What Did It?

    I sat down this morning with my morning cup of tea, and was all set to write a pleasant "love you & hope your holiday weekend is good" email to my brother, in England, when I notice this crap in my inbox... "Please wont you join us in wishing our Pontiff a very special...
    JusDifferent JusDifferent 41-45, F 8 Responses Apr 3, 2010

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    Not Angry Just Hurt.

    My dad and mom were both born into the Catholic Chuch an in many ways so too was I. I was born into a family that was paid funds in exchange for their boys. My dad was one of those boys so too my older brother and me. But this was not common catholic church, there were special...
    meetingself meetingself 41-45 1 Response Mar 23, 2012

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    Unforgiveable

    I am disgusted at some Priests' selfishness that they are prepared to ruin a child's life in order to satiate their own needs. You can't get much lower than that can you? The cover up of all that went on - and still goes on - is just so upsetting. My story was that I was brought...
    javeachica javeachica 56-60, F 13 Responses Dec 14, 2010

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    Idk I Just Don't Trust This Religion

    Beaten, R@pe or they do not accept you? I'm glad that I wanted to be Christian..soon
    Cupcake2 Cupcake2 22-25, M May 30, 2011

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    Ok - Now, This Is Just TOO Damn Much! *Just In Case You Haven't Heard The Latest In A Story That Never Seems To End...

    Years ago, when we lived outside of Boston, I covered the "abuse scandal" in the Catholic church for a local paper, as well as for a survivor's group that I was working with at the time.  As a part-time journalist and sometimes writer, I remember being blown away by the...
    JusDifferent JusDifferent 41-45, F 8 Responses Apr 3, 2010

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    She Said Nothing.

    "Margaret, can you hear me? She rolled onto her back, looked languidly around her. She was imagining the voice: there was no one nearby, only green grass and broad-leafed trees. "Margaret, concentrate on my voice." She got up: the grass was cool against her hand. The sun...
    O38OO2661677 O38OO2661677 36-40 1 Response Jan 18, 2013

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    How?

    How is it the church's fault?
    Thatgirl8654 Thatgirl8654 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    God Is Love In It's Purest Form

    People on the other hand can be a s s holes. I'm not going to sugar coat this, because I've been on the recieving end of "spiritual" abuse myself. I put the word "spiritual" in quotation marks because it is not spiritual it is just plain and simple abuse and that's it!!!  It...
    StarWanderer StarWanderer 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 16, 2011

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    My sister's phone is lost and she saved money so much that phone. Im angry with the bastards inside this house. They're just ******* thieves. Hate you step family
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    RedScythe RedScythe 22-25, M 1 Response a week ago

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    Im not sure if its true. I was hurt all my life by several people. They werent unhappy, not all of them. The biggest emotional pain i had as my ex- boss female started to be rude...
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    It took just one parent to let out more than 30 tears, anger of at least 3 months and 4 tissues to dry my eyes. Why are fathers so heartless? I already found it a bit hard to get...
    CactusHugger CactusHugger 18-21, F Jun 29

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    My mum said something that really struck a chord with me. I have been really hurt by somebody in my past who has left a mark on me. I don't like to talk about it anymore. I just...
    leo1292 leo1292 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    We met at an event.. A year ago .. If a year ago you would've told me that today I would've been crazy in love with that man I would've laugh at you .. And on top of that, I...
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    Just because you been hurt doesn't mean you should turn into someone your not. Don't give up and put aside your emotions and who you truly are just because of a few bad experiences...
    WoundedDreamer WoundedDreamer 16-17, F Jul 1

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