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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

    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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    이태임=『오피뷰』왕십리오피의,

    부천오피걸 화곡오피 〓OPBONDA/COM 오피뷰 바로가기 OPBONDA.COM 공식트위터 twitter.com/opview01 이태임=『오피뷰』왕십리오피의, 부천오피걸 화곡오피 〓OPBONDA/COM...
    zoozjmuc zoozjmuc 31-35, M Dec 20, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    How?

    How is it the church's fault?
    Thatgirl8654 Thatgirl8654 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 24, 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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    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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    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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    HAPPY MOTHERS DAY I (bearly) made it to Mass today! It was lovely. Of course Mary was a focus more than usual with it being Mother's Day. And in the spirit of acting out the...
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    Indifferentism Is A Perverse Opinion An excerpt from Pope Gregory XVl, "Mirari Vos": 13. Now when we consider another abundant source of the evils with which the Church is...
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    Does it really matter if I go to church? I was going regularly then got severely depressed, didn't go 2 wks. I'm getting better but not sure if I go today? I have so much to do...
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    I tried out many different churches, Mormon, Christian, Catholic, and some others. None really fit into the way I personally feel about life... I don't live by any standards except...
    imsoclassic imsoclassic 16-17, F 5 Responses Apr 28

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    If any has been molested by a priest. And we here it happened a lot in Ballarat. Vic. Australia in the 70's. And I'm sadly sure around the world. I am Catholic. I am ashamed. I'm...
    henkam henkam 46-50, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Short version: I met my friend 5 months ago, we connected on this amazing level, and within the two months I ended up meeting him in person in his state. We realised there was more...
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    So many people get caught up in religion that there is not room for God, let alone other people...they forget the church is not a home for perfect people but a hospital for the...
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    I'm so excited: I heard news reports that Raul Castro (brother of Fidel) of Cuba has been highly inspired by Pope Francis, and is thinking about returning to the Church. Please...
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    I've been avoiding the communion almost every Sunday...I feel like I don't deserve it...I sin a lot- I know that God loves me no matter what....but I feel so guilty for everything...
    Yoyoko Yoyoko 16-17, F 4 Responses May 12

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    I went to Catholic school K-8; I figure I've done my time...
    RocknRollCowboy71 RocknRollCowboy71 41-45, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    Please don't judge. I feel as awful making that statement as you do reading it but it is honestly how I feel. I am 41 years old and have been married for 11 years. My wife and I...
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    We live together but we don't ever talk about anything important or fun. He "sleeps" downstairs bc he finds it difficult to sleep in bed with me. I do my best to communicate what...
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    I grew up in catholic school though none of my family were practicing Catholics themselves. I grew up with a lot of pressure to be the "good" one. Until I was a teenager, I felt...
    onebrokegirl onebrokegirl 18-21, F 1 Response May 15

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    I've been hurt so many times in my life. I lost all of my friends due to them not thinking I was worth there time. I just want to be happy. I don't want to have to battle...
    lovebugg11 lovebugg11 18-21, F 2 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    I grew up Catholic by background is Catholic. How the hell did I end up with the voice of demon in my head?
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 1 Response Apr 27

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    Very easily. It doesn't really take much either. And when I get angry it is however not easily quelled. I sometimes just bottle up my anger and release it when I'm ready. When I'm...
    ThereIsNoName3 ThereIsNoName3 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 27

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    famous catholics i was looking up famous mormons because i was surprised when i found out earlier today that the osmonds are mormon (long story) so i looked up wikipedia's list of...
    kpl2014 kpl2014 26-30, F May 1

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    I know i hurt so much right now, my heart suffocating like i can't breathing... But i must still go on My heart hurt feel like dying, feels like i can't do anything again... hate...
    plecea plecea 26-30, F 1 Response May 3

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    A person starts ignoring you. Then, start giving you silent treatment and occasionally rude replies. You are getting hurt and angry too. You also stop regular talks but remains...
    Somexyz Somexyz 26-30, M 5 Responses May 14

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    Hi im new here I was in a domestic violence marriage fir 23 yrs & did the best i could for my daughter Im 20 yrs out of that marriage & with a great man for 12 yrs & my dtr...
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    My problems aren't extravagant or may not seem like much to someone else. But I am hurting. I am hurting. Especially this week, it's a really hard week to get through because it...
    lauriee1124 lauriee1124 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    I have never liked children, I find them to be loud and tedious. I have several opinions about various topics that people may not necessarily agree with but I've always been able...
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    So I am so angry at myself I went to the bar yesterday I smashed my finger Friday and so when I went to the bar they saw my finger and said that they needed to drain it well 2 guys...
    SpiritWolfe741 SpiritWolfe741 36-40, F 2 Responses May 13

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    Indeed. But I see now. The only way to combat utter hatred is with understanding and compassion. I pity the children, they were not taught love. I feel sorry for the adults they...
    KateTheStraightedge KateTheStraightedge 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 23

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    The Lord's Prayer A 6-year-old was overheard reciting the Lord's Prayer at a church service: "And forgive us our trash passes, as we forgive those who passed trash against us...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 4 Responses Apr 26

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    I figured it was time to tell more about myself for my profile so here it is. I have two adult children that are dependant on me. My daughter is 23 and has aspergers, my son is 21...
    CallMeKee CallMeKee 51-55, F 5 Responses Apr 30

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    I used to go to church but I do it because of my family and friends. I dont go to church anymore not because I am an atheist. I just feel like a hypocrite going to church...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 30

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    Although i still believe in Jesus, I've lost faith in the church. It's become a commodity in the western countries. The big churches make money and the smaller churches are...
    a1v1n25 a1v1n25 31-35, M 2 Responses May 14

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    I don't go to church anymore I feel people there are hypocrites. They preach all about this that the other thing. What's right and wrong. And they are out at bars doing drugs...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses 4 days ago

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