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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"! 244 People

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    How is it the church's fault?
    Thatgirl8654 Thatgirl8654 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    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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    부천오피걸 화곡오피 〓OPBONDA/COM 오피뷰 바로가기 OPBONDA.COM 공식트위터 twitter.com/opview01 이태임=『오피뷰』왕십리오피의, 부천오피걸 화곡오피 〓OPBONDA/COM...
    zoozjmuc zoozjmuc 31-35, M 7 hrs ago

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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 2 Responses Mar 23, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    I grew up in a family where spanking was the main punishment. I could get some aditional punishment like grounding or no tv. But a painful spanking was the main dish. My dad is a...
    rcarlos72 rcarlos72 36-40, M 6 Responses Nov 25

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    Since my husband of 15 years left our 4 kids and myself for another mother at our kids school, I have become a person consumed with anger. He has had little contact with the...
    40startingagain 40startingagain 36-40, F 6 Responses Nov 25

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    I really wish it was illegal to force kids to go to church with their parents. Even today my mother bolted in my room, banging and rushed in near scaring me to death. I am with...
    Lovelife090994 Lovelife090994 18-21, M Dec 7

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    Stufy Stufy 46-50 1 Response Nov 25

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    I don't have any maternal instincts or desires. I don't enjoy dealing with children. I'm not adept at dealing with children. I honestly don't find small children cute. To me they...
    atpeacewithme atpeacewithme 31-35 1 Response Nov 26

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    I am bawling like a baby! This was so me! I remember lying with my baby brother near my mom and her boyfriend's bed. And him taunting me and my brother. He kept laughing and asking...
    OnewithJC OnewithJC 36-40, F Dec 4

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    Bubbleemi13 Bubbleemi13 16-17, F Dec 8

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    Christians are taught not to even question their beliefs. That in it's own should say something or at the very least seem odd. I remember when I first started asking questions that...
    jmarie8618 jmarie8618 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I do not like people who hurt animals and children. People who do that deserve life incarceration and rot in hell. Animals and children are Gods Creations and they do t deserve to...
    debbieeee2014 debbieeee2014 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    Everyone knows life is hard. I especially know that. But why, WHY, did my dad have to go and remarry? Is he seriously joking? I'm mad that my dad didn't trust me to tell me about...
    ThisIsJustForFun ThisIsJustForFun 13-15, F Nov 20

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    I hurt people so much when I'm angry.. I lose control and talk things which I'm not supposed to and regret later.. anger makes me take the wrong decisions in life.. within a moment...
    amazingmoment90 amazingmoment90 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 23

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    I just want to meet other people who are Catholic and wouldn't mind just being friends and talking about whatever.
    imgivingupnow imgivingupnow 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    I feel worried that being angry is bad. I feel bad that I get worried about feeling angry. I feel scared that i will be judged for being angry. I feel scared that being angry will...
    dispossessed dispossessed 46-50, F 1 Response Nov 20

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    I used to go to church when I was trying out Christianity. But when I was finding my own way to what I want to believe in I finally dropped the church. The church I went to was...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 18-21, M 1 Response Nov 24

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    Spanked at Church? Anyone else ever get threatened to get spanked at church or get spanked at church? I have plenty of times and I hate it.
    wetdiaperboi wetdiaperboi 18-21, M 2 Responses Nov 30

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    when i was a kid , i used to fight all the time in school and was a problem to the teachers, when i had anger outbursts in school it took like 4 teachers to hold me down .. i also...
    antoneli antoneli 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    I feel this way a lot.:( I didn't used to . Hated feeling negative emotions of any kind. I'm not sure when it started...but it really came out about 5 years ago when my hubby at...
    RubyLane RubyLane 41-45, F Dec 7

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    ''I am that black night that hates the Moon. I am that wretched beggar who is angry with the King. Out of kindness He calls me in but I am angry and invent excuses. I have...
    FreyjaInBattle FreyjaInBattle 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 3

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    I think you still like me,But we can't escape the fact that I'm Pushed you so much..I knew this was going to happen,So I am not blaming you for this.I am not angry,either.I should...
    koustav1 koustav1 31-35, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    Raised in a few very conservative North Texas congregations, and though I was one of the more studious in the church's youth throughout high-school, I was astonished at my real...
    abananafish abananafish 22-25, M Nov 20

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    I do. I can't get through a church service without crying. My church seems to be a very holy place. Every week the readings, the hymns, things I notice in the things we say every...
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F Nov 23

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    Because my dad's the pastor not because I want to. I live in a town with a church on every corner. We pray before every meal, before bed, devotions in the morning and we go to...
    weigh2goAna weigh2goAna 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 24

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    I love kids,not just cause am a mommy,children a such precious little gems,it hurts me when some people,take them for granted,its so unfair.
    momonsite momonsite 31-35, F Nov 25

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    I feel angry most of time. Whenever I see something is going wrong or someone is trying to do bad things whether that is to me or to other then I feel so much angry then it makes...
    Simplegirlstory Simplegirlstory 22-25, F Nov 26

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    I am the one to blame I make light and jokes of things that aren't funny and I no the sacrifices you have made in life to have your beautiful children and I think it is brilliant...
    Sirwithherkey Sirwithherkey 31-35, M Dec 5

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    InfiniteTearDrops InfiniteTearDrops 13-15, F 5 days ago

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