Insider Training and Abuse: Welcome to the Vatican ?

Posted: February 12, 2012 by Ty in Current Events, Spirituality
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Even if the statues of limitation have expired in the nations the cases have happened, the priests, monastics, and bishops/cardinals/popes linked to this atrocity need to be defrocked and excommunicated…if need be the buildings should be sold and the monies invested in non-profits that help in healing of those affected by sexual/spiritual abuse. End the Omerta…and let the renewal begin.
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National Post | Life

By Philip Pullella

ROME – Hiding behind a culture of “omerta” — the Italian word for the Mafia’s code of silence — would be deadly for the Catholic Church, the Vatican’s top official for dealing with child sex abuse by clergy said Wednesday.

Monsignor Charles Scicluna made the unusually forthright comment in his speech to a landmark symposium in Rome on the sexual abuse crisis that has rocked the Church in the past decade.

“The teaching … that truth is at the basis of justice explains why a deadly culture of silence, or ’omerta,’ is in itself wrong and unjust,” Scicluna said in his address to the four-day symposium which brings together some 200 people including bishops, leaders of religious orders, victims of abuse and psychologists.

Rarely, if ever, has a Vatican official used the word “omerta” – a serious accusation in Italian — to compare the reluctance of some…

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