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Cardinal who covered up pedophilia says he forgives those who are mad at him

Posted by on Feb. 21, 2013 at 4:55 PM
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Cardinal who covered up pedophilia says he forgives those who are mad at him

Documents from the 1980s have been unearthed which conclusively show Archbishop Roger M. Mahony purposefully and intentionally worked to cover-up the sexual abuses of children. Due to this vile revelation the public has scorned Mahony, to which he says he forgives them for their anger. How generous of him.

Taking to his personal blog to discuss the allegations, and how unprepared he was for the public backlash, Mahony writes:

I am being called to something deeper--to be humiliated, disgraced, and rebuffed by many.

It is Mahony's apparent belief that God wanted him to cover-up the sexual abuses of children so that he could be humiliated in public.

The disgraced cardinal went on to describe the public beratings that have become a regular part of his daily life:

In recent days, I have been confronted in various places by very unhappy people. I could understand the depth of their anger and outrage--at me, at the Church, at about injustices that swirl around us.

Thanks to God's special grace, I simply stood there, asking God to bless and forgive them.

Why is the public so upset? For example it was found by latimes.com that in July of 1986 Mahony strategized to keep confirmed pedophile, Peter Garcia, who prayed almost entirely on non-English speaking immigrant children, from being prosecuted. He wrote in his memo:

I believe that if Monsignor Garcia were to reappear here within the archdiocese we might very well have some type of legal action filed in both the criminal and civil sectors.

Mahony went on to write that Garcia should stay away from California, "for the foreseeable future."

Perhaps it is time for the despicable cardinal to begin praying for forgiveness for his atrocious behavior. Currently no legal charges are pending, and Mahony has not agreed to resign his position.

by on Feb. 21, 2013 at 4:55 PM
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momtoscott
by on Feb. 21, 2013 at 5:12 PM

 Just wow. 

VeronicaTex
by on Feb. 21, 2013 at 5:41 PM

Your article is missing the source, which truly needs to be quoted.

Please list it, so I can see the actual source before I comment on it.

Thank you for providing this valuable information.

Veronica-Roman Catholic


Sisteract
by Socialist Hippie on Feb. 21, 2013 at 5:48 PM

Phony, baloney Mahoney will be involved in the selection of the next Pope. What a travesty for and mockery of this faith-

stacymomof2
by Bronze Member on Feb. 21, 2013 at 6:10 PM

Huh.  That's big of him.  :/

VeronicaTex
by on Feb. 21, 2013 at 6:32 PM

Update:  I did my own research.

latimes.com is not the actual source of this article.

The actual source is the Detroit Liberal Examiner.  The author of this article is Lou Colagiovanni.


Veronica-Roman Catholic

nanaofsix531
by Platinum Member on Feb. 21, 2013 at 6:34 PM

http://www.examiner.com/article/cardinal-who-covered-up-pedophilia-says-he-forgives-those-who-are-mad-at-him

Also there are some blue highlighted sites in the piece that you can click on and check out.

Quoting VeronicaTex:

Your article is missing the source, which truly needs to be quoted.

Please list it, so I can see the actual source before I comment on it.

Thank you for providing this valuable information.

Veronica-Roman Catholic



VeronicaTex
by on Feb. 21, 2013 at 6:38 PM

As you see, I found that out for myself.

This article is by an author who writes for a Detroit Liberal magazine.

I would prefer to see other sources other than this one to make a comment.

Veronica-Roman Catholic 


Quoting nanaofsix531:

http://www.examiner.com/article/cardinal-who-covered-up-pedophilia-says-he-forgives-those-who-are-mad-at-him

Also there are some blue highlighted sites in the piece that you can click on and check out.

Quoting VeronicaTex:

Your article is missing the source, which truly needs to be quoted.

Please list it, so I can see the actual source before I comment on it.

Thank you for providing this valuable information.

Veronica-Roman Catholic




nanaofsix531
by Platinum Member on Feb. 21, 2013 at 6:40 PM

Here is his personal blog.

You might have to copy and paste it into your search engine.

http://cardinalrogermahonyblogsla.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/called-to-humiliation.html

Quoting VeronicaTex:

As you see, I found that out for myself.

This article is by an author who writes for a Detroit Liberal magazine.

I would prefer to see other sources other than this one to make a comment.

Veronica-Roman Catholic 


Quoting nanaofsix531:

http://www.examiner.com/article/cardinal-who-covered-up-pedophilia-says-he-forgives-those-who-are-mad-at-him

Also there are some blue highlighted sites in the piece that you can click on and check out.

Quoting VeronicaTex:

Your article is missing the source, which truly needs to be quoted.

Please list it, so I can see the actual source before I comment on it.

Thank you for providing this valuable information.

Veronica-Roman Catholic





VeronicaTex
by on Feb. 21, 2013 at 6:45 PM

I found that source also.

What I meant is that I would prefer to see a Catholic take on this topic-from a source other than Lou Colagiovanni or Cardinal Roger Mahoney.

Veronica-Traditional Roman Catholic


Quoting nanaofsix531:

Here is his personal blog.

You might have to copy and paste it into your search engine.

http://cardinalrogermahonyblogsla.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/called-to-humiliation.html

Quoting VeronicaTex:

As you see, I found that out for myself.

This article is by an author who writes for a Detroit Liberal magazine.

I would prefer to see other sources other than this one to make a comment.

Veronica-Roman Catholic 


Quoting nanaofsix531:

http://www.examiner.com/article/cardinal-who-covered-up-pedophilia-says-he-forgives-those-who-are-mad-at-him

Also there are some blue highlighted sites in the piece that you can click on and check out.

Quoting VeronicaTex:

Your article is missing the source, which truly needs to be quoted.

Please list it, so I can see the actual source before I comment on it.

Thank you for providing this valuable information.

Veronica-Roman Catholic






nanaofsix531
by Platinum Member on Feb. 21, 2013 at 6:47 PM

I am sorry.I can't help you out with that.Does your church have a website you can ask questions at?

Quoting VeronicaTex:

I found that source also.

What I meant is that I would prefer to see a Catholic take on this topic-from a source other than Lou Colagiovanni or Cardinal Roger Mahoney.

Veronica-Traditional Roman Catholic


Quoting nanaofsix531:

Here is his personal blog.

You might have to copy and paste it into your search engine.

http://cardinalrogermahonyblogsla.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/called-to-humiliation.html

Quoting VeronicaTex:

As you see, I found that out for myself.

This article is by an author who writes for a Detroit Liberal magazine.

I would prefer to see other sources other than this one to make a comment.

Veronica-Roman Catholic 


Quoting nanaofsix531:

http://www.examiner.com/article/cardinal-who-covered-up-pedophilia-says-he-forgives-those-who-are-mad-at-him

Also there are some blue highlighted sites in the piece that you can click on and check out.

Quoting VeronicaTex:

Your article is missing the source, which truly needs to be quoted.

Please list it, so I can see the actual source before I comment on it.

Thank you for providing this valuable information.

Veronica-Roman Catholic







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