All Blog Posts Tagged 'molestation' (4)

The ****, Bad, and the Ugly

Picking a starting point when writing about so many despicable characters is difficult and maybe impossible, especially when the subjects normally rank among the good guys--preachers. For years preachers, ministers and pastors ranked among the most trusted individuals in the United States, but the scandal in the Catholic Church with priestly pedophiles changed much of that perception.



During that time, Protestant churches avoided that kind of unrelenting scrutiny and for a variety of… Continue

Added by Donald R Barbera on July 21, 2011 at 8:58pm — 1 Comment

The reason behind Catholic Clerical Pedophilia

Why are there so many Catholic priests who molest little children, especially boys, all around the world?


I'll start a list:
1. Their religion forbids them to marry or engage in sexual activity. They are to be celibate for life, or risk losing their careers and livelihood and dignity. Is this not already a sick act? It is unnatural and inhuman to forbid someone from EVER engaging in any sexual activity for fear of burning forever in hell.…
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Added by Eric R. on February 19, 2010 at 6:00pm — 22 Comments

Pam and Lindsay

The following is an excerpt from my upcoming book "Exodus from Zion".



Warning: This post contains graphic descriptions of abuse.



Outside our summer programs of VBS and choir, most of the time my siblings and I played with the other kids on our block. Ryan and Justin were my brother’s age. Unfortunately, Ryan was usually grounded due to his grades, and Justin was a bully. I remember once when Justin punched me in the side of my head and my brother beat him up… Continue

Added by Angie Jackson on May 31, 2009 at 8:00pm — 7 Comments

My story repeated

A guy I know from class approached me today on break. "Can I have your number to give my girlfriend? She needs someone to talk to." This guy had heard my story, which I've just started being open about in the past year. (This is a counseling/therapy group class.)



She called today and we talked for about an hour. I can see why he asked me in particular. So many things in her story were in mine. Molestation, physical violence from parents, biblical/spiritual abuse, abusive men, drug… Continue

Added by Angie Jackson on May 27, 2009 at 2:33pm — 8 Comments

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