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laconicsax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-02-10 12:33 AM
Response to Reply #28
29. "Are these men out of their minds or simply arrogant"

Can't it be both?
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  -U.S. Bishops Quietly Reinstate Accused Priests kpete  Apr-01-10 09:04 AM   #0 
  - Why aren't guilty priests treated exactly like any other person who commited the same crime?  jody   Apr-01-10 09:11 AM   #1 
  - They must be under the belief that they are not subject to civil law.  LiberalFighter   Apr-01-10 09:24 AM   #7 
  - Yes, that's exactly what's wrong with them.  caseymoz   Apr-01-10 09:29 AM   #8 
  - I agree. It's time to bring the hammer down HARD on the Church. Turn these guys over immediately  Hosnon   Apr-01-10 09:32 AM   #9 
  - I'm Christian and I agree  goclark   Apr-01-10 10:31 AM   #16 
     - I'm a lifelong Roman Catholic and I agree WHOLEHEARTEDLY!  calimary   Apr-01-10 12:40 PM   #18 
  - Sometimes, in some states, the statute of limitations has expired by the time  No Elephants   Apr-01-10 12:48 PM   #19 
  - you mean molest 10 kids then let go with little to no jail time, like the rest of the peds are  superconnected   Apr-01-10 12:55 PM   #21 
  - Ain't forgiveness great!  gorfle   Apr-01-10 09:16 AM   #2 
  - But Jesus said "repent and be forgiven, go and sin no more" not "repent & keep sinning". n/t  jody   Apr-01-10 09:20 AM   #3 
  - How's that working out?  gorfle   Apr-01-10 09:36 AM   #10 
  - Unfortunately, the Catholic Church has put this into a ritual sacrament.  caseymoz   Apr-02-10 06:02 AM   #30 
  - and that is exactly why I concluded when I was about 14 that religion in a farce!  madmom   Apr-01-10 09:23 AM   #6 
  - All this "I'm Forgiven!" business is completely distorted and horribly abused.  calimary   Apr-01-10 12:50 PM   #20 
     - It's not just abused, it's magical thinking.  gorfle   Apr-01-10 01:02 PM   #24 
        - To your first paragraph, I want to add . . .  caseymoz   Apr-02-10 06:18 AM   #31 
  - wow. an enormous display of disregard for the safety and welfare of children.  Soylent Brice   Apr-01-10 09:20 AM   #4 
  - It starts at the top  saigon68   Apr-01-10 10:17 AM   #13 
     - It sure does...  Stuart G   Apr-01-10 02:03 PM   #26 
  - Were law enforcement aware of criminal activities connected with these priests?  LiberalFighter   Apr-01-10 09:20 AM   #5 
  - Aren't these priests on a sex-offender watch list?  JustABozoOnThisBus   Apr-01-10 09:53 AM   #11 
  - Sick  Solly Mack   Apr-01-10 09:59 AM   #12 
  - Jesusfuckingchrist!!!!!!!!  pattmarty   Apr-01-10 10:24 AM   #14 
  - One of the major obstacles is the Statue of Limitations.  olegramps   Apr-01-10 10:25 AM   #15 
  - "Accused" priests  Crowhill   Apr-01-10 11:08 AM   #17 
  - Did you read the entire OP article?  No Elephants   Apr-01-10 12:59 PM   #22 
     - Looked to me as if it was a mixed bag  Crowhill   Apr-01-10 01:56 PM   #25 
        - A priest found liable by a jury is not merely "accused" wrongly.  No Elephants   Apr-02-10 06:20 AM   #32 
  - Why doesn't the law require that these guys keep their distance from children?  No Elephants   Apr-01-10 01:01 PM   #23 
  - From the USCCB Web site:  hedgehog   Apr-01-10 02:17 PM   #27 
  - Causes little ones to sin? WTF? What is the "sin" of a molested child, ffs?  No Elephants   Apr-02-10 06:22 AM   #33 
     - I think the King James version is the more accurate, in this case!  hedgehog   Apr-02-10 10:33 AM   #37 
  - Reinstated--!!! Are these men out of their minds or simply arrogant -- ???  defendandprotect   Apr-01-10 10:02 PM   #28 
  - "Are these men out of their minds or simply arrogant"  laconicsax   Apr-02-10 12:33 AM   #29 
     - It can also be protecting themselves, their "brothers," and their income, regardless of cost to  No Elephants   Apr-02-10 06:33 AM   #34 
     - Agree . . . you have the better answer . . . "both" . . .  defendandprotect   Apr-02-10 09:58 AM   #35 
  - Not unlike the Republican Party.  Vidar   Apr-02-10 09:58 AM   #36 
  - I will say this - I looked up some articles on one of the priests  hedgehog   Apr-02-10 10:47 AM   #38 

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