Be careful here please. These comments are different than him being found guilty as a child molester. Everyone is entitled to a defense, regardless of outcome.Millions of dollars from the Catholic faithful have been used to mount a defence for George Pell.
Millions and millions of dollars is being spent to defend the other child rapist priests in Australia and around the world.
Choosing to watch anti-intellect tv like
they are horrified that the church they believed in could act in such a bad way. They did not want to believe he could be so evil.
Be careful here please. These comments are different than him being found guilty as a child molester. Everyone is entitled to a defense, regardless of outcome.
I'd look in to this a bit more. In one community of the Marist Brother's 23% were found to be sexual predators, it is worth reading the whole of The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Assault. It makes for some sobering reading.I can understand this.^^ However it's not the whole church. Though let's face it, the Church has a lot of work to do with how they have responded to this whole problem.
Trying to dictate where someone else spends their own money (individual or organization), ...don’t spend it there! Spend it over here!... has me waving cheerfully at you as a Card Carrying Member of the Control Freak’s Club. It’s also absolutely terrible boundaries. Where the Catholic Church chooses to spend its money is it’s own business. Not yours or mine.Maybe comments that perhaps millions of dollars could be spent on the survivors of Child Sexual Assault Victims/Survivors of the Catholic Church as is by spent in the defense of priests who have been moved around many different parishes over the last four decades?
In In 2010, Catholic Charities USA reported expenditures of between $4.2 billion and $4.4 billion, according to the Chronicle of Philanthropy, which publishes an annual list of the 400 biggest charities in the United States,
If Oz has similar laws, I’d think long and hard about whether you’d prefer for your taxes to be paying for his defense, rather than he paying for his own.
That this disparity of monies spent has caused Catholic families to split into those that see putting money in the plate as funding the defense of priests that later are convicted as child rapist priests and a lack of proper substantive change towards survivors of child sexual assault?
That perhaps over a million dollars could be spent on one survivor -
I'd look in to this a bit more.
The explicit cover ups are worth reading about as well,
as is talking to those who stood up for children being sexual abuse
because their is a problem with X priests and Y nuns.
it is not exactly as if it has been resolved to a reasonable level yet.