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  •  Tens of thousands of victims (3+ / 0-)
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    but one perpetrator usually has multiple victims. And then the reason we're talking about this is because so many perps have faced trial - no thanks to the RCC, but they have faced trial.

    So, again, where is the evidence that there are hundreds of priests known to the church but not yet tried?

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    by blue aardvark on Sat Sep 21, 2013 at 10:01:03 AM PDT

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    •  Defending the Rapists (1+ / 0-)
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      You are defending the child rapists and the Church that harbors them. Where is your evidence that  the child rapists we've heard about are the only ones, rather than just the tip of the iceberg? Yours is the extraordinary claim that requires extraordinary evidence - or at least any evidence at all.

      You are protecting your church from the consequences of sponsoring child rape (by moving the rapists into new, unsuspecting parishes of children, where they raped again). You are doing your part to rape children.

      "When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." - HST

      by DocGonzo on Sat Sep 21, 2013 at 11:29:00 AM PDT

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      •  Baloney (3+ / 0-)
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        Suggesting that we need actual evidence before accusing unnamed priests by the hundreds of rape does not mean I support the ones who actually have done so.

        You're at "I have here in my hand a list of child rapists in the Catholic Church" stage.

        Again - the idea is that Pope Francis is protecting hundreds of child rapists. That means he (or his church) knows about them, but are protecting them. I'd like you to give me a reason to believe that other than the rapists that the church no longer protects.

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        by blue aardvark on Sat Sep 21, 2013 at 11:42:18 AM PDT

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        •  Evidence of Hundreds of Priests (0+ / 0-)

          You yourself cited SIX THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED accused priests. It's obvious that on the scale we know we're dealing with that plenty of rapist priests have not been accused, because children usually don't accuse their rapists, even without the extra inhibitions that protect priests.

          As for Francis, he hasn't handed over a single rapist priest to their local cops. NOT A SINGLE ONE. Are you telling me that there's not a single rapist priest known to the Church?

          Your line of agument here is mind-boggling.

          "When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." - HST

          by DocGonzo on Sat Sep 21, 2013 at 02:47:18 PM PDT

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          •  So the first thing that happened when (0+ / 0-)

            he became Pope was that he was given a comprehensive list of the known pedophile priests, which he promptly ate.

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            by blue aardvark on Sat Sep 21, 2013 at 02:56:56 PM PDT

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            •  As Far As We Know (0+ / 0-)

              There certainly haven't been a lot of them arrested.

              Your glibness is sickening. Again, your defense of this coverup is keeping children in the laps of rapists.

              Happy Sunday.

              "When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro." - HST

              by DocGonzo on Sun Sep 22, 2013 at 07:40:45 AM PDT

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