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Buffalo the Land of Whistleblowers and FBI Investigations

Buffalo my hometown.  Thanks to the Catholic Church and its history of sexually abusing children, my city is now the subject of an FBI investigation and the credible accusations of a whistle blower who happened to be the bishop’s former secretary. Siobhan O’Connor chose to do the right and courageous thing when it became obvious

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Florida AG Investigating Catholic Church in Florida

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi announced last Thursday a statewide investigation into the Catholic Church in Florida concerning the sexual abuse of children.  Her office will coordinate with local prosecutors in the effort. A month ago, I sent a letter to Pam Bondi urging her to launch just such an investigation of the Catholic Church. 

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Here’s an Interesting Conspiracy Theory Explaining the Catholic Church Abuse Crisis

Many people, including myself, have asked the question, “How could this happen in the Catholic Church?” The sexual abuse of children is not isolated to one diocese or geographic area of the church.  It’s worldwide and doesn’t seem to be abating any time soon.  So, the logical question to ask is, “Why did this happen?” 

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Largest Ever Priest Abuse Settlement Reached in Brooklyn

The Diocese of Brooklyn has agreed to pay four individuals $27.5 million for sexual abuse.  The boys were abused by a lay teacher Angelo Serrano, who worked at St. Lucy-St. Patrick Catholic Church in Clinton Hill from 2003 to 2009, according to a release. Serrano pleaded guilty in 2011 to inappropriate course of sexual conduct

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Catholic Church’s #Me Too Movement and Bishops Waterloo

The news out of Pittsburgh last week was nothing new.  It’s the same news that’s dominated headlines since 2002 when the Boston Globe started publishing articles about the priest abuse crisis in the Archdiocese of Boston.  The stories have not let up since in spite of the Catholic Church’s programs, policies, speeches, and cover-ups. Yet,

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