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I was age five when the bishop stood over me and said, "Stop babbling about what the priest did to you." Then, forty years later... I started babbling.
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Wednesday, December 30, 2009

World Criminal Court Project

Looks like we really have to go to an international jurisdiction to get prosecution and justice for victims of Catholic Church sex crimes, because they were international crimes.

Maybe the United Nations:

But, the U.S. justice system is screwed for suing the church internationally, by the sovereign immunity given to the Vatican by GW Bush, as described in this story:

US Appeals Court Nixes Vatican Bank Holocaust Suit
ABC News
By NICOLE WINFIELD Associated Press WriterVATICAN CITY December 29, 2009
(AP) The Associated Press

An American appeals court on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit by Holocaust survivors who alleged the Vatican bank accepted millions of dollars of their valuables stolen by Nazi sympathizers. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco upheld a lower court ruling that said the Vatican bank was immune from such a lawsuit under the 1976 Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act, which generally protects foreign countries from being sued in U.S. courts....

(Click headline to read entire story.

City of Angels is pursuing World Criminal Court information while on hiatus...)

Meanwhile maybe 30 of us should go to the Vatican to see one of these parades wearing red sweatshirts and ...

Naw, let the bad guys do the criminal stuff.

There's gotta be a better way to get to these guys.

Monday, December 28, 2009



Only four American Catholic bishops voted in opposition to Bush the Elder’s Gulf War I (at an annual conference of U.S. Catholic bishops). In Gulf War II, Pope John Paul II declared that the war was contrary to the teachings of Jesus, but most American Catholic leaders and parishioners ignored the pontiff’s warnings and supported the war. Most American Protestants did the same.

Virtually all Christian evangelical, conservative and many mainstream church leaders and their congregations were active supporters of the Bush wars.

From: Jesus Hated War, Why do Christians Love It So Much?

At Alternet December 28, 2009

Tuesday, December 22, 2009