the San Diego archdiocese settled a lawsuit concerning abuse claims for $198.1 yes, thats almost 200 million. It brings to $2.3 billion (that’s not a typo, that’s billion with a “b”) the total payouts from the catholic church since 1950 to cover abuse cases. Just in the U.S.
this raises lots of questions for me. Why haven’t more of them gone to jail? they are pedophiles, and it’s not exactly a rare occurrence.
Believing in god is one thing, but giving your money to an organization so tainted by pedophiles seems sinful.
How does one square a pedophile registry, and support of the Catholic church?
Are catholics so bereft of decency that it really doesn’t matter to them?
Do Catholics understand that their donations to the church are going to pay for the coverup of crimes committed by these sexual parasites?
How does one tell their child that they have to be an altar boy?
How does a parent answer the question “but what if father Mike makes me put his peepee in my mouth?”
How often does a parent answer the question “but what if father mike makes me put his peepee in my mouth AGAIN?”
It’s really hard not to be disgusted by parents that would raise their children in this environment.