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    A CNN story was just released that showed up to 4.5 million children suffered some for of sexual assault in the Public schools. The media reaction? nary a whisper.

    Recently, a Penn State study showed sexual molestation among Protestant ministers 1o times that of Catholic priests…..the silence was deafening.

    whether it was teachers or boy scout leaders, when sexual accusations were made, you could hear the crickets chirp.

    However…1/10th of 1% of Catholics Priests have been convicted of this horror and you would think every priest in america is a pedophile.

    I make no defense for this abominable horror…but the anti-catholic bigotry is transparent.


    Andres Ortiz

    Read a book called [i:28d09bdr]The New Anti-Catholicism: The Last Acceptable Prejudice[/i:28d09bdr] by Philip Jenkins. It outlines the historical roots of anti-Catholicism in the US and talks about how it is in the media all the time. It’s a pretty good book about anti-Catholicism for a guy that’s not even Catholic.


    …Phillip Jenkins is the guy who did the Penn State study


    Andres Ortiz

    cool, do you have a link to that study? Or where is it published?



    Respectfully, as a non-Catholic Christian, I would say that I see equal amounts of anti-Catholicism coming from outsiders as I see anti-everything-else coming from Catholics. It goes both ways. In no way does that excuse either, though.



    <img src=” title=”Sad” /> It stands to reason that big headlines are made when a allocation of molestion is made against a priest,cause the Catholic Church has deep pockets(money).This goes on in on religions(sadly).In the Twin Cities last year a Lutheran minister was convicted of indecent behavior with a parishioner and all he got was a fine and probation.

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