Monthly Archives: July 2010

Victim assistant offices are not doing enough.


I am now going to send all the bishops in the state of New York who head a diocese a letter encouraging them to do more for victims and not just tout what they are now doing to prevent new victims.  … Continue reading

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victim assistance not enough


Letter to Pittsburg and Washington D.C. responding to their letters back to me. I am sorry, I must not have been clear in my previous letter.  A new ministry must be established in the Church.  The various and sundry victim … Continue reading

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2 responces


The Secretary of the Curia from Washington & the Assistance Coordinator from Pittsburg replied.  Washington’s reply was arrogant, it my opinion.  (But they did reply and for that I’m grateful.)  It could be because I’m a tad touchy on the … Continue reading

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Revised Vatican Norms


In 2002 the bishops in the U.S.A. adopted what were termed “Essential Norms” in response to the then growing national shame, (soon to be international shame), of clerical sexual abuse/misconduct.  Now, eight long years later, new updated essential norms have been released … Continue reading

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I’m waiting


You know, although no one has said this out loud, the issue goes beyond clergy and sex/sexual contact with minors, which last I looked was against the law, I think this boils down to money and the seeming love of … Continue reading

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Philadelphia victim assistance letter


07/20/2010  I do believe that the Archdiocese of Philadelphia is doing a lot for victims of clergy sexual abuse, (more than any other diocese that I know of), but it saddens and frustrates me to think that Philadelphia thinks it … Continue reading

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Wounds


Karen Becker of the office of victim assistance for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia responded to my last letter to Justin Cardinal Rigali.  In her letter to me she says that he shared that letter with her.  According to Ms. Becker one … Continue reading

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