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Abuse Documentary: The Shame of the Catholic Church


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Abuse Documentary: The Shame of the Catholic Church | Retro Report | The New York Times

31 March 2014

Sexual abuse in the Catholic Church has been making headlines for years. Some priests have been punished, but what about the bishops who shielded them?

Read the story here.

From the New York Daily News in the USA:

EXCLUSIVE: Catholic Church spent $2M on major N.Y. lobbying firms to block child-sex law reform

ALBANY — Not leaving it to divine chance, the state Catholic Conference has turned in recent years to some of Albany’s most well-connected and influential lobby firms to help block a bill that would make it easier for child sex abuse victims to seek justice.

The Catholic Conference, headed by Timothy Cardinal Dolan, has used Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, Patricia Lynch & Associates, Hank Sheinkopf, and Mark Behan Communications to lobby against the Child Victims Act as well as for or against other measures.

All told, the conference spent more than $2.1 million on lobbying from 2007 through the end of 2015, state records show. That does not include the conference’s own internal lobbying team.

Filings show the lobbyists were retained, in part, to work on issues associated with “statute of limitations” and “timelines for commencing certain civil actions related to sex offenses.” Other issues included parochial school funding and investment tax credits.

“They are willing to spend limitless money in order to basically keep bad guys from being accountable for their actions,” said Melanie Blow, chief operations officer of the Stop Abuse Campaign. “I think they’re doing it because they don’t want to have to pay out settlements.”

Added Kathryn Robb, an advocate and survivor who says she was abused by her brother as a 9-year-old: “If they need to spend that much money on lobbying, clearly, then, they have some pretty big secrets to hide.”

While a far cry from the millions in lobbying top special interests spend in Albany each year, advocates for child sex abuse survivors say the $2.1 million spent likely represents a worthwhile investment to the Catholic Conference if it can continue to block legislation that would eliminate the statute of limitations on child sex abuse civil cases and open a one-year window to bring lawsuits for victims who can no longer sue under current law.

The Catholic Conference has argued that opening a one-year window to revive old cases could ultimately bankrupt the Church.

The firms the Catholic Conference chose is also telling.

Wilson Elser has long been Albany’s biggest lobbying firm. The firm represented the Catholic Conference from at least 2007 through the end of 2015 and was paid more than $1 million during that time, according to online filings with the state Joint Commission on Public Ethics.

After several key people either left the firm or reduced their responsibilities, the Church did not renew the contract with Wilson Elser for 2016, sources said.

Wilson Elser, which was being paid $10,000 a month by the Catholic Conference, had no comment.

In its place, state records show, the Catholic Conference hired another prominent firm, Greenberg Traurig, which it is paying $6,000-a-month. The lobbyist from the firm representing the Church is Michael Murphy, who used to be an assistant counsel for the Senate Republicans.

The Senate GOP opposes the one-year “lookback” window that Democrats are calling for.

The Catholic Church, some Orthodox Jewish groups, and other private entities oppose legislation by Assemblywoman Margaret Markey (D-Queens) and Sen. Brad Hoylman (D-Manhattan) that would eliminate the time limit that prohibits adults who were victimized as children from bringing civil cases after their 23rd birthdays.

Another top firm, Patricia Lynch & Associates, whose namesake had close ties to now disgraced Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, was hired by the Catholic Conference in 2009. Lynch’s firm for many years was ranked in the top 3 of well-paid lobbyists.

Lynch’s hiring by the Catholic Conference came after the Assembly passed different versions of the Child Victims Act four times from 2006 to 2008. The measure never came up again for a vote after Lynch was hired.

“Once Ms. Lynch lobbied for the Catholic Conference, Mr. Silver’s support for our bill ended, and the bill did not come out of the Assembly’s Codes Committee … which as speaker, he controlled,” John Aretakis, a former lawyer and an advocate for victims of clergy sex abuse, wrote in a scathing letter recently to a judge handling Silver’s recent criminal sentencing.

State lobbying records show the firm’s contract with the Catholic Conference was terminated earlier this year, not long after Lynch was outed in court papers as having had an affair with Silver.

Silver was sentenced earlier this month to 12 years in prison after his conviction on federal corruption charges.

Lynch, whose firm was being paid $7,500-a-month, would only say her contract with the Catholic Conference was ended by “mutual consent.”

Sheinkopf, meanwhile, has had close ties with Gov. Cuomo, the former leadership of the Senate Democrats when they were in control of the chamber, and even the Senate Republicans.

Like the others who were hired by the Catholic Conference, he would not discuss the specifics about what he does for the $5,000-a-month he is being paid.

“They like me,” he said. “They think I’m smart.”

In an email, Catholic Conference spokesman Dennis Poust wouldn’t comment directly on his organization’s lobbying efforts. He also would not comment on the reasoning behind why specific lobbying firms were Chosen.


Catholic hierarchy cover-up of child abuse — Dear Kitty. Some blog


This video from the USA says about itself: Abuse Documentary: The Shame of the Catholic Church | Retro Report | The New York Times 31 March 2014 Sexual abuse in the Catholic Church has been making headlines for years. Some priests have been punished, but what about the bishops who shielded them? Read the story […]

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Mining company faces new charges in worker’s cyanide poisoning death in NE Ontario —


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A Toronto-based mining company is facing new charges in connection with the death of a worker last year.

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Jury retires in trial of PM’s ex-aide over ‘sexual’ child images



Dying 3-year-old Syrian boy says, ‘I will complain to God about you’


 

 

“I will complain about you to God; I will tell him everything!” said a 3-year-old Syrian boy on his deathbed in the hospital. He was injured in a bomb blast and had received numerous severe injuries that led to internal bleeding.28.04.2015


Cynical EU-Turkey deal spells Disaster for Refugees


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Child refugees in Tobali, Turkey, in a makeshift school they were later forced to abandon. Photo: Nina Aandahl.

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European governments leading the charge in the ‘war on terror’ have bought the right to turn their backs on its casualties for a cool £4.6 billion by striking their deal with Turkey. In exchange for the funds and loosened visa restrictions on Turkish citizens, the European Union has been able to violate its international obligations and outsource its refugee crisis.

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Photo of drowned baby’s lifeless body captures tragedy of migrant crisis —


A picture showing an aid worker cradling the body of a drowned infant off the coast of Libya serves as a stark reminder of the migrant crisis that continues to unfold.

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Modesto Teens Shot, 1 Killed, After Exchanging Words With Driver


A 13-year-old girl has died and a 15-year-old boy was injured after a shooting in Modesto.

Source: Modesto Teens Shot, 1 Killed, After Exchanging Words With Driver


Special-needs students at John Grant High School find their voices through music —


Special-needs students from John Grant High School wrote and recorded a song about the daily obstacles they face.

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Does Canada Have Courage To Call What They Did To Indigenous Peoples Genocide?


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Residential schools Does Canada Have Courage To Call What They Did To Indigenous Peoples Genocide? May 21, 2015 Red Power Media, Staff 3 Comments The National Museum of the American Indian in Washi…

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Truth And Reconciliation Commission Final Report: By The Numbers


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Inuit children stand outside a residential school in a photo released by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission along with its final report. (Indian and Northern Affairs, Library and Archives Canada)

Truth And Reconciliation Commission Final Report: By The Numbers

Inuit children stand outside a residential school in a photo released by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission along with its final report. (Indian and Northern Affairs, Library and Archives Canada)
Inuit children stand outside a residential school in a photo released by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission along with its final report. (Indian and Northern Affairs, Library and Archives Canada)

CBC News, Posted: Dec 14, 2015

The Truth and Reconciliation Commission releases its final report Tuesday on the history and legacy of Canada’s residential school system.

Here are some numbers and facts contained in the final report of the commission:6,750 — Statements received by the Truth and Reconciliation from survivors of residential schools, members of their families and other individuals150,000 — First Nation…

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Huddled In My Cloak Of Widowhood — shelbycourtland


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I will always remember you, on this day over all other days. A country that had always hated you took your life and left me, your kids to raise. Even in war, segregation was maintained. You were not even equal in a combat zone. But you gave your life anyway. And all that’s left of […]

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In Memory…….


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In memory of the dead, who were sent to war
In memory of the dead, yet to be sent to war
In memory of the dead, who sent them to war
In memory of the dead, who will send you to war
In memory of the dead, who were bred for war
In memory of the dead, yet to be bred for war
In memory of peace that has yet to be the result of war

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Shelby I. Courtland
©2016 Shelby I. Courtland

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EXPOSED: Massive government study concludes cell phone radiation causes brain cancer – By Mike Adams — The Most Revolutionary Act


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Originally posted on RIELPOLITIK: Source – naturalnews.com – “…The truth is being exposed on all these fronts. Now, even the government’s own study shows that cell phone radiation causes cancerous tumors of the brain and heart. At the same time, independent science is increasingly exposing the harm of mercury in vaccines, GM crop chemicals like…

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Indonesien – Wie die Tabakindustrie Kinder vergiftet http://a.msn.com/00/de-de/BBtAFWn?ocid=st


Indonesien – Wie die Tabakindustrie Kinder vergiftet http://a.msn.com/00/de-de/BBtAFWn?ocid=st

 

Erbrechen gehört zum Arbeitsalltag: Kinder arbeiten laut einem NGO-Bericht unter erheblichen Gesundheitsgefahren auf indonesischen Tabakplantagen. Zigarettenkonzerne stehen am Pranger von Aktivisten.

Der Aushilfsjob der 13-jährigen Indonesierin Ayu kommt mit einer unangenehmen Begleiterscheinung. Regelmäßig muss sich das Mädchen übergeben. Ayus Eltern sind Tabakbauern in einem Dorf im Westen der Insel Java. Seit Jahren helfen Ayu und ihre Geschwister vor und nach der Schule auf dem Feld. „Ich habe mich schon so oft übergeben“, erzählt sie. „Mein Vater trägt mich dann nach Hause. Es passiert immer, wenn wir ernten.“


Iowa Supreme Court Bans Life without Parole for Teen Killers



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SYRIAN et al. Looking for Missing Migrants in Europe| VIDEO – VERY HELPFUL!!


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Trace the Face – Migrants in EuropeRestoring Family Links

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People looking for missing migrants in Europe

A number of National Red Cross Societies in Europe are publishing more than 1050 photos of people looking for their missing relatives in the hope of reconnecting families.

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Tausende Flüchtlingskinder verschwinden – Experten haben einen unheimlichen Verdacht



London housing crisis — Citizens, not serfs


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London housing crisis: Families pushed out of the capital 35 times quicker than 5 years ago http://ibt.uk/A006Glh via @IBTimesUK

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Corey Feldman On Hollywood Pedophilia: “I Would Love To Name Names” . The Young Turks


 

26.05.2016

Actor Elijah Wood is speaking out against child molestation in Hollywood. Corey Feldman is also standing up, speaking about his experiences being molested when he was a child actor. Ana Kasparian, Francis Maxwell, and Grace Baldridge, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

“A recent interview with Elijah Wood has reignited the conversation on pedophilia in the entertainment business. The Lord of the Rings star later clarified first to The Hollywood Reporter and then on his personal Twitter account that his comments about “something major … going on in Hollywood” were based not on his own experiences and observations but rather on news reports and the 2015 documentary film An Open Secret.

But another former child actor – Corey Feldman, star of such iconic 1980s movies as The Goonies, Stand By Me and The Lost Boys – was not so lucky. In past interviews, his A&E reality series The Two Coreys and his 2013 memoir, Coreyography, Feldman has detailed how he was preyed upon by men in the industry. His own experiences were not as nightmarish as what befell his Two Coreys costar, the late Canadian actor Corey Haim. Haim was just 11 when, Feldman says, a man raped him on a movie set. (Haim died in 2010 at age 38 after years of drug addiction.)

Speaking now exclusively to The Hollywood Reporter, Feldman opens up about missing Haim, addresses the “dark side” of pal Michael Jackson that led to their estrangement, and warns of the “growing, not shrinking” dangers of internet-era child predators in Hollywood, a place “where adults have more direct and inappropriate connection with children than probably anywhere else in the world.”

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Hosts: Ana Kasparian, Francis Maxwell, Grace Baldridge

Cast: Ana Kasparian, Francis Maxwell, Grace Baldridge


Florida football star arrested after viral sex video of girl and 25 boys — Fusion


Getty ImagesA Florida high school student was charged Saturday after a video went viral of a young girl allegedly having sex with more than 20 boys in a school bathroom. William Scott, 16, pleaded not guilty to cruelty toward a child, allowing a child to engage in a sexual act and possession of obscene material.…

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Married former ‘police officer of the year’ jailed for life for sexually abusing a minor and making child porn


Married former ‘police officer of the year’ jailed for life for sexually abusing a minor and making child porn

  • Cop Michael Harding has been jailed for life for making child pornography
  • Former ‘officer of the year’ recorded himself sexually abusing child aged 5
  • He made sickening child porn on his phone and uploaded it to a forum 
  • Married father-of-three, 28, spoke to another pedophile about swapping children they abused
Harding made child sex videos on his cell phone before uploading them to a sick pedophile forum

Harding made child sex videos on his cell phone before uploading them to a sick pedophile forum

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Glee star Mark Salling faces up to 40 years in prison after being indicted on two charges relating to child pornography


Glee star Mark Salling faces up to 40 years in prison after being indicted on two charges relating to child pornography

Charged: Glee star Mark Salling faces up to 20 years in prison as he is indicted for two charges related to child pornography; he is seen in Los Angeles earlier this year

Charged: Glee star Mark Salling faces up to 20 years in prison as he is indicted for two charges related to child pornography; he is seen in Los Angeles earlier this yearSHARE PICTURE

Charged: Glee star Mark Salling faces up to 20 years in prison as he is indicted for two charges related to child pornography; he is seen in Los Angeles earlier this year

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