abuse


Is there still ongoing Clerical Abuse and Cover up?

The TL:DR; answer is that yes, it is indeed still ongoing and it is still being covered up. The prevailing myth is that it is all in the past and with a new Pope in charge and a new set of rules in place, it is history, a rather dark abhorrent one, […]


Is it possible to break away and escape from Quiverfull?

OK, for those that do not know, let’s ask this – “What the heck is Quiverfull?”. Well, basically it is a specific religious fundamentalist belief that women should be churning out as many babies as possible because that is what they believe god wants, so birth control or any kind […]


“Asian” is the wrong word for what happened in #Rotherham

There has been rather a lot of news in the UK regarding the horrendous volume of abuse that has been discovered to have been taking place in Rotherham, by “Asian” men. What has also been exposed is that both the police and also the social services turned a blind eye to it all. Professor […]


Pell #AbuseInquiry

Warning: Today I’m off on a bit of a rant, so if factual disclosures of what some cretinous lunatics have been doing leaves you feeling a tad queasy, then you might want to skip the rest. Cardinal George Pell, Australia’s top Catholic, went before an abuse inquiry to answer some questions, can you possibly […]


Catholicism: Nothing less than institutional evil

Catherine Deveney has a really insightful article on the Catholic child abuse and subsequent coverup in Scotland. One key line reads … one cardinal is not the crisis. Thousands of abused children around the world, and an institution that silences them: that is the real crisis. The church claims child-protection […]


The Destruction of Family life

The Pope has announced that he wants to forge alliances with other religions against gay marriage, saying the family was threatened “to its foundations” by attempts to change its “true structure”. He said: “There is no denying the crisis that threatens it (the family) to its foundations – especially in the […]