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Pope tied to another abuse case of Arizona priest that Vatican ...

There are 604 comments on the TwinCities.com story from Apr 2, 2010, titled Pope tied to another abuse case of Arizona priest that Vatican .... In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

The future Pope Benedict XVI took over the abuse case of an Arizona priest, then let it languish at the Vatican for years despite repeated pleas from the bishop for the man to be removed from the priesthood, according to church correspondence.

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“Wher's dem turkey necks?”

Since: Dec 08

Palm Desert, CA

#626 Apr 24, 2010
Phid wrote:
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How am I going around the issues? Because I'm asking for clarifications and specifics? I'm not going "around" any issue, but I am asking people here who are launching attacks to be accurate in what they're referring to.
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You're changing the topic. The specific issue was the orphanage on Randolph and Warwick that you brought up. Not to orphanages in other cities or other countries.
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Where are you getting this information from? Please cite your source so I can look at the numbers.
Furthermore, you need to speak about percentages, not quantity alone. If there are 5 sexual predators found in your church group out of a total of 10 orphanages but 10 sexual predators in the Catholic Church out of 1000 orphanages, it's really the percentages involved that tell us anything.
Fact: There are 103 schools listed on the Archdiocese of St. Paul's web site which only covers a 12 county area.
http://www.archspm.org/directories/index.php...

Fact: There are 54 Lutheran Schools listed by the Missouri Synod for the entire state of Minnesota.
http://www.lcms.org/ca/www/sitelist/02/school...

Fact: There are 2 Jewish Day Schools in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.

Regarding St. Joseph's Orphanage I believe it closed and was torn down in the late 50's, but not sure about exact date. I grew up around Randolph and Snelling so I was very familiar with that structure.
My "food for thought" comment was wondering if those vile things that occurred in Milwaukee and other orphanages around the world could also have happened behind the walls of that building.
Hence the statement "food for thought".
Definition:

food for thought meaning:
(n) anything that provides mental stimulus for thinking

Since: Oct 08

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#627 Apr 24, 2010
Da Crusher_RIP wrote:
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Fact: There are 103 schools listed on the Archdiocese of St. Paul's web site which only covers a 12 county area.
http://www.archspm.org/directories/index.php...
Fact: There are 54 Lutheran Schools listed by the Missouri Synod for the entire state of Minnesota.
http://www.lcms.org/ca/www/sitelist/02/school...
Fact: There are 2 Jewish Day Schools in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area.
Regarding St. Joseph's Orphanage I believe it closed and was torn down in the late 50's, but not sure about exact date. I grew up around Randolph and Snelling so I was very familiar with that structure.
My "food for thought" comment was wondering if those vile things that occurred in Milwaukee and other orphanages around the world could also have happened behind the walls of that building.
Hence the statement "food for thought".
Definition:
food for thought meaning:
(n) anything that provides mental stimulus for thinking
I understand what you meant by it, and I just don't know how productive it is to speculate like that. That's all.
born again in Christ

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#628 Apr 26, 2010
The Man Who Sued the Pope
Houston's Daniel Shea thinks Joseph Ratzinger has a lot to answer for if he'd talk.
Comments (5) By John Nova Lomax Thursday, Apr 22 2010

Five years ago, Houston attorney/theologian Daniel Shea watched the results of the papal conclave at home. Intellectually, he knew what the dirty-gray smoke puffing out of the Sistine Chapel's chimney signaled: that Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger would soon be announced as the new Supreme Pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church.
The walls of Daniel Shea's River Oaks-area office are still adorned with his theological degrees from Belgium's ancient University of Louvain seminary, but Shea says the Roman Catholic Church he once solemnly vowed to serve no longer exists.
Daniel Kramer
The walls of Daniel Shea's River Oaks-area office are still adorned with his theological degrees from Belgium's ancient University of Louvain seminary, but Shea says the Roman Catholic Church he once solemnly vowed to serve no longer exists.
In 1971, Shea looked forward to a lifetime of serving the Church as a deacon. Here he is still a seminarian and in Paris with a devout Catholic friend who insisted he wear a collar for their picture.
Courtesy of Daniel Shea
In 1971, Shea looked forward to a lifetime of serving the Church as a deacon. Here he is still a seminarian and in Paris with a devout Catholic friend who insisted he wear a collar for their picture.
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Now, as the white-haired Pope battles a seemingly endless series of priestly sex scandals, Shea says he is still trying to get his head around his belief that he and his co-counsel Tahira Khan Merritt set the coronation in motion when they filed a Houston-based sex abuse lawsuit against Ratzinger.

According to Shea, the cardinals elected Ratzinger Pope to give him the immunity that would enable him to avoid answering any questions concerning his knowledge about and handling of sex abuse cases in Houston's St. Francis De Sales church in the mid-1990s.

In fact, Shea believes that what he started with the lawsuit may eventually result in the destruction of the entire Roman Catholic Church.

Dan Shea, a former Catholic deacon, has come a long way from the seminary. Whether that's a long way up or a long way down depends on where today's Catholic Church stands in your eyes. In the last five years, Shea has cracked wise about the Pope being gay and a drag queen in front of the Italian Parliament. He got a bishop to declare in open court that it was the church's position that minor children were accomplices in their own molestation. He looked another bishop dead in the eye and told him to kiss his ass.

So it's safe to say, he evokes strong emotions while expressing his beliefs.

In Doe et al v. Roman Catholic Diocese of Galveston-Houston et al, Shea and Khan Merritt allege that a letter then-Cardinal Ratzinger sent to every Catholic bishop on May 18, 2001, constituted an international conspiracy to obstruct justice. This official Vatican document Ratzinger penned in his role as prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith dealt with official church procedure in dealing with clerical sex abuse cases.

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proisk

Knoxville, TN

#629 Jul 4, 2013
Mr_ Anonymous wrote:
The church is just full of pedo-pervs.
Right! Gay pedo-pervs.

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