All religions are an insult to humanity and involve the mental abuse of children. Not all, however, involve their physical abuse. Or the systematic coverering-up of that abuse by a confessional state controlled by that religion. By the 1980’s the Catholic heirarchy in Ireland and in Rome knew about the child abuse. Their response: to take out insurance against possible claims from victims! This church and its leaders are beneath contempt: they and their filthy religion deserve to rot in the hell they believe in.
Here’s what one survivor, Colm O’ Gorman, now a successful author and activist with Amnesty International, has to say :
An op ed I wrote for the Irish Daily Star which was published today. The report was published this afternoon. More to follow on the report later. It can be downloaded here. Even after the Ryan report last May and the Ferns Report in 2005, the contents of the Dublin Diocese report, the scale of the cover-up, will shock Irish society. Bishops in Dublin colluded with child abusers, protecting them and hiding them, enabling them to prey on the innocent. Children were deliberately sacrificed to protect the Church. Dozens of priests and members of the clergy were involved. Worst… [Read more]