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Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Salesian Obituary. Soul ripping statistics. Perpetrator nuns, plus Jokes, Emails to City of Angels Blog

(In this post at CofA: Reader from Michigan responds to recent data collected on pedophile priests in Chicago, another reader requests help locating nuns who molested him at an upstate New York orphanage, and two more send jokes. First, Bernard Dabbene, pedophile priest, died last month, and the obit we are running here at City of Angels Blog has a bit more detail than the mainstream media obit run at SFGate* which drones about his “Years of Salesian priestly ministry in several Salesian high schools in northern and southern California” but does not mention Dabbene’s convictions and crimes. Joey Piscitelli sends this obituary:)

Notorious convicted molester Fr. Bernard Dabbene, one of the many San Francisco world record holder Salesian child serial sexual abusers, died September 9, 2010, in San Francisco at the age of 73. His childhood years were spent in North Beach, the home of several Salesian child violators, in the Shadow of St. Peter and Paul’s, where many of his predator clergy friends nested. His years of priestly ministry were spent in several schools run by the Salesian Religious Order, with accusations of molestation against Dabbene dating back to the early 1960s.

Dabbene has been disgraced by lawsuits and accusations and police reports, and he takes this history with him to the other world. His most notable experience was when he was caught red handed by the SF Police molesting an under aged boy in a car in San Francisco, and he was convicted of abuse. This occurred while Dabbene was the top liaison priest for the west coast, given that position by famous child abuser promoter Cardinal William Levada, who knew at the time that Fr. Dabbene had previous accusations of molestation against him.

Dabbenne was scheduled to be buried at the Salesian Cemetery in Richmond, next to Salesian School, where several underaged kids were violated by a record number of Salesian predators.

My worst memory of Dabbene was when he was Principal at the same Salesian school in Richmond in the 1970s where I was sexually abused by the Vice Principal. Dabbene threatened to kick me out of the school, at the time I was molested, if I did not keep quiet about the sex abuse. I have never received an apology from this predator, and I do not know any victims of his to whom he has apologized.

Now that Dabbenne has passed on, I can only wonder what his God thinks of him.

Victims Dehumanized by Numbers in Chicago Archdiocese Pedophile Priest Report

(Ken in Michigan writes about recent release of Chicago Archdiocese statistics showing 65 percent of region’s parishes housed pedophiles:)

I think the VOTF Chicago report minimalizes clergy abuse in terminology and methodology by not explaining the confounding aspects of data collection. They counted only “credible” accusations and credible is a subjective word. Data collection that hinges on self-reporting of sex abuse crimes is sketchy as it is... let alone throwing in the man-chemical stunting, machismo-cracking deficiency that males are self-reporting rape by males. The validity and reliability of answers is too limited to develop any measure of the Archdiocese of Chicago and its improper and deliberate re-assigning of priests known to sexually molest children.

The actual number of incidences of deliberate and malicious re-assignments is obviously a multiple of the incidents counted in the data, and perhaps even an exponent of that number.

Yeah. You have to take X times a certain number, or X times itself a certain number of times, to statistically account for the lechery.


I think the report dehumanizes the criminal clergy sexual abuse experience, too. Beyond need.

The data collection should include measurements of attempted suicides, academic deficiencies of victims, or even criminal statistics of victims. Just saying the church shuffled around predators to their favored hunting grounds ain't gonna produce much traction or resonance in the U.S. media. This thing has a horrible Q Factor to begin with.

You can’t quantify the pain and suffering of having your soul ripped out properly, and I guess crimes perpetrated on kids in sacristies ain’t ‘sexy’ enough to make the audience want to care anyway.

Ho hum.

Blurbing of the report will blend softly and forgettably into the background noise of Oprah’s next fashion makeover show, or her next hot ‘expose’ on America’s favorite Jell-O and Figgy-pudding recipes. Trifling. Hurtfully so, for those of us still looking for a Superman or Superwoman to rally to our cause. Media heroes continue to ignore our greater pain. We are nuanced into begging for scraps between pretty Jell-O and Figgy-pudding cooks. We will be forgotten, as such.

After the TV Goddess is done drooling over the inept and ineffectual Chicago Report, bring me some Figgy-pudding damn it, or don‘t fucking drool in my face! (See Cut Paragraph below.)

Help find these perpetrator nuns

(Ken the Welder from Sann Diego repeats this entreaty, which we have edited but his email here still retains his original tone of rage:)

I was molested in 1963-67 by Five Dirty, Filthy, Cruel … Sex Starved Canon Law Catholic Nuns at Saint Josephs School/Church (585)343 6154 (585)343 6154 from 1963-67 at 2 Summit Street in Batavia, New York 14020. I was abused for being Left Handed…..

NOW, I need the Nuns REAL NAMES as … Bishop Ed Kmiec and Cardinal Edward Egan of the Buffalo, New York Roman Catholic Diocese at 795 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203 716-847-8700 refuse to give me these names and women from the Sisters of Mercy Order.

The Nuns' Fake Catholic Names are

Sister Mary Karen - Not her birth name

Sister Mary Elenor - Not her birth name

Sister Mary Fitzgerald - Not her birth name

Sister Mary Evangelist - Not her birth name

Sister Mary Jacqueline - Not her birth name

What Dirty, Filthy, Cruel, Wicked, Freaky, Creepy religion would allow this treatment against a small defenseless left handed child. By creepy, freaky sex starved Men and Women Clergy that are not allowed to have Sex per some stupid man made rule made by Catholic Creepy Pope. They took their sexual frustrations out on defenseless Minors and Women.

Well now I'm an Adult fighting back you Creepy, Freaky…

This problem can be fixed by replacing priests with Married Couples with who have families.


*CUT PARAGRAPH from Ken in Michigan email about Chicago:

Bleeding hearts that keep on bleeding… just off screen. I don’t know -- blurbing this severely limited report on one Oprah carnival ten years after this perverted criminal scandal hit the mass media seems like a soggy corn flake.


San Diego pedophile priest personnel file release

Part of the miracle is the dissemination of documents online. You click on word Documents below and It's All There!!!

[documents] Also read easily navigatable copies of the San Diego Documents at Bishop Accountability who released this statement:

"These documents are important for many reasons. They are the first public evidence of allegations of misconduct against nine priests: Brennan, Clarkin, Creaton, Jost, Kearney, MacCourt, O'Connor, O'Donohoe, and Waltos. They also provide crucial evidence that the sexual abuse crisis is an international phenomenon, and they offer a remarkably detailed history of mismanagement and concealment by the San Diego diocese's bishops and managers."

Released docs are from an agreement made in lawsuits settled more than three years ago. They detail sexual abuse by San Diego Catholic priests and were released October 24, 2010.



A man is driving down a deserted stretch of highway when he notices a sign out of the corner of his eye....
It reads:
He thinks this is a figment of his imagination and drives on without second thought.....
Soon he sees another sign which reads:
Suddenly he begins to realize that these signs are for real and drives past a third sign saying:
His curiosity gets the best of him, and he pulls into the drive... On the far side of the parking lot is a stone building with a small sign next to the door reading:
He climbs the steps and rings the! Bell . The door is answered by a nun in a long black habit who asks, 'What may we do for you my son?'
He answers, 'I saw your signs along the highway and was interested in possibly doing business.....'
'Very well, my son. Please follow me.' He is led through many winding passages and is soon quite disoriented. The nun stops at a closed door and tells the man, 'Please knock on this door.'
He does so, and another nun in a long habit; holding a tin cup, answers the door... This nun instructs, 'Please place $100 in the cup then go through the large wooden door at the end of the hallway.'
He puts $100 in the cup, eagerly trots down the hall-- and slips through the door pulling it shut behind him.
The door locks, and he finds himself back in the parking lot facing another sign:


ONE MORE JOKE for those molested by nuns:

A cabbie picks up a Nun. She gets into the cab, and notices that the VERY handsome cab driver won't stop staring at her.
She asks him why he is staring. He replies: 'I have a question to ask, but I don't want to offend you.'
She answers, ' My son, you cannot offend me. When you're as old as I am and have been a nun as long as I have, you get a chance to see and hear just about everything. I'm sure that there's nothing you could say or ask that I would find offensive.'
'Well, I've always had a fantasy to have a nun kiss me.'
She responds, 'Well, let's see what we can do about that: #1, you have to be single and #2, you must be Catholic.'
The cab driver is very excited and says, 'Yes, I'm single and Catholic!'
'OK' the nun says. 'Pull into the next alley.'
The nun fulfills his fantasy with a kiss that would make a hooker blush. But when they get back on the road, the cab driver starts crying.
'My dear child,' said the nun, 'Why are you crying?'
'Forgive me but I've sinned. I lied and I must confess; I'm married and I'm Jewish.'
The nun says, 'That's OK, my name is Kevin and I'm going to a Halloween party.'

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* The official obituary of Father Bernard Dabbene did not mention his penile and digital proclivities: This is from SF Gate :

Fr. Bernard Dabbene A Salesian of St. John Bosco, died Thursday, September 9th, at Alma Via, San Francisco, at the age of 73. Born in San Francisco, January 9th, 1937, his childhood years were spent in North Beach, in the shadow of SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Parish. In those years his neighborhood was predominantly Italian families of recent immigrants from Italy. His years of Salesian priestly ministry in the field of education as teacher and administrator were spent in several Salesian high schools in northern and southern California. His most notable pastoral experience was as Pastor of Corpus Christi Church, San Francisco, from 1993 to 1999. Bernard Dabbene is survived by his sister, Barbara Standifer; her three sons: Jason, Derek & Chad, and their families. Family and friends may visit on Tuesday, September 14, 2010, after 6:00PM and are invited to attend the Vigil Service, also on Tuesday, at 7:00PM, and the Funeral Mass on Wednesday, September 15th at 10:00AM, all at Corpus Christi Church, 62 Santa Rosa Ave., San Francisco. Committal to follow at Salesian Cemetery in Richmond at 1:30PM.

From: SFGate

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-KE, October 26, 2010

1 comment:

city of angels lady said...

Tom Doyle sends this comment: I testified at Joey's trial. Dabbene was worse than even Joey can describe. T