Is Pennsylvania a Pro-Pedophile State? You Be the Judge

By Mike Ference, guest blogger How many grand jury investigations need to be held in PA before the lives of innocent children are deemed more precious and important than dysfunctional sex freaks from the ranks of PA catholic clergy and hierarchy? This article was written almost three years ago. How many survivors of clergy abuse … Continue reading Is Pennsylvania a Pro-Pedophile State? You Be the Judge

Accused Priests Painted with Same Brush

I received some important clarification today from The Archdiocesan Office of Communication. Of course, it's not the information we are all seeking. But it's something. All 23 priests placed on administrative leave have been painted with the same brush. The accusations could range from boundary issues to sexual abuse. That's a broad range of behavior. … Continue reading Accused Priests Painted with Same Brush

Don’t Bother Raising Your Hand: It’s Time to Rally

The second grand jury report underscores the need for change within the Catholic Church. Before some folks start screaming leftist radical Church destroyer at me, let me explain what I mean and don't mean by change. I don't mean to change doctrine. We need to change the way Church leaders deal with the laity on … Continue reading Don’t Bother Raising Your Hand: It’s Time to Rally

Two Catholic Mothers Conspiring for Justice

Posted on Sun, Mar. 27, 2011 By Monica Yant Kinney Inquirer Columnist A funny thing happened in the aftermath of yet another clergy sex-abuse scandal embroiling the Archdiocese of Philadelphia: Nothing. Area Catholics contend that they're enraged by the revelations, but they have a strange way of showing it. Some stay home. Others put less … Continue reading Two Catholic Mothers Conspiring for Justice

Church & State: The Latter Allows Your Voice to Be Heard

While this site creates a community for like-minded laity, we must do more than vent. We need to create the change the Church has been unwilling to implement in regard to sexual abuse allegations. Our best bet is through our court system and the legislature. The Grand Jury made specific recommendations for law makers. Please … Continue reading Church & State: The Latter Allows Your Voice to Be Heard