Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact

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Re: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact

Postby Haresh » 17 Dec 2018 23:08

I am sure this will come, once they have the numbers.

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Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact

Postby Peregrine » 21 Dec 2018 01:45

Sex abuse claims brought against 700 Catholic clergy in Illinois – AFP

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The Holy Name Cathedral in Chicago, in the state of Illinois, where almost 700 clergy have been accused of child sexual assault

Almost 700 clergymen in Illinois have been accused of child sexual assault, a far greater number than the Catholic Church had previously disclosed, the Midwestern US state's top prosecutor revealed Wednesday.

Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan said the Church's revelations that 185 clergy members were credibly accused of sexual abuse fell short of the number her office has uncovered.

The preliminary results of an investigation that began in August found more than 500 additional priests and clergy members with sexual abuse allegations in the Midwestern state's six dioceses -- a total of at least 685 accused.

In a scathing statement, the attorney general's office criticized the Church's handling of the abuse allegations, saying investigations were lacking, and in many cases law enforcement and child welfare authorities were not notified.

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Child abuse scandals surrounding the Catholic Church

"The preliminary stages of this investigation have already demonstrated that the Catholic Church cannot police itself," Madigan said.

She added that the Church had failed to provide "a complete and accurate accounting of all sexually inappropriate behavior involving priests in Illinois."

The Illinois investigation was prompted by a sweeping grand jury report in August that revealed credible allegations against more than 300 suspected predator priests and identified over 1,000 victims of child sex abuse covered up for decades by the Catholic Church in the state of Pennsylvania.

In October, federal authorities for the first time opened an investigation into clergy abuse. Dioceses in the state reported receiving federal grand jury subpoenas to produce documents.

- Shocking and expected -

The Archdiocese of Chicago, the largest of the Illinois dioceses, countered Madigan's report by insisting that all abuse claims are investigated and reported to authorities.

"Since 2006, we have published the names of diocesan priests with substantiated allegations of abuse, and in 2014 we released more than 20,000 documents from these priests' files," the archiocese said in a statement.

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The Illinois attorney general's office criticized the Church's handling of the abuse allegations, saying investigations were lacking, and in many cases law enforcement and child welfare authorities were not notified

But Madigan's office said allegations of abuse have often not been adequately investigated, if they are scrutinized at all. Among the reasons for the lack of action were that the accused was deceased or had already resigned.

"This report is both shocking and exactly what we expected," Zach Hiner, executive director of the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), told AFP.

"We've known for a long time that church officials have been ignoring and minimizing allegations of abuse and this report is just yet another proof point that it is a systemic issue, not a highly localized one."

- Mounting pressure -

Since the state investigation opened, the dioceses have added another 45 clergy members to their official lists of those credibly accused of committing child sexual abuse, according to Madigan's office.

The attorney general anticipated additional names will be disclosed as her investigation continues.

"Allegations of sexual abuse of minors, even if they stem from conduct that occurred many years ago, cannot be treated as internal personnel matters," Madigan said.

The Catholic Church has been hit by a series of child abuse scandals in recent years, with widespread allegations of coverups. And public pressure has been mounting on its institutions.

This month, authorities of the Jesuit order overseeing at least 40 US states released the names of more than 240 members who have been credibly accused of abuse -- including dozens of priests with multiple allegations.

Jesuits are the largest male religious order in the Catholic Church, with some 16,000 members worldwide who do not fall directly under the Church's hierarchy.

They operate 30 colleges and 81 schools in the United States and Canada.

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Re: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact

Postby JE Menon » 26 Dec 2018 14:20

The "Conversion" Industry is a major facilitator of the above activity - which is by no means an arbitrary behaviour. The system is organised, and subtly constructed, to perpetuate this sinister evil.

Converters are a symbiotic element in the C3 Ecosystem which prevails in our country today, and four years of non-Congress rule are not enough to put an end to it. Read about this ecosystem here.

https://myvoice.opindia.com/2018/12/why ... dependent/

My article on the C3 Ecosystem, Why it Loves Poverty, and Why Any Socio-Economic Development enables the "core".

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Postby chetak » 28 Dec 2018 19:23

WSJ article behind a paywall but it gives the gist of a novel defence mounted by the church against their padre paedophiles caught dipping their wicks.


Sell the church building and distribute the assets among the victims.




Catholic Church Used Bankruptcy for Sexual-Assault Cases. Now Others Are Following Suit.

USA Gymnastics, Boy Scouts of America explore chapter 11 to handle victims’ claims

By Tom Corrigan

Dec. 27, 2018

The Archdiocese of Portland was the first to do it. Three months later the Roman Catholic Diocese in Tucson, Ariz., followed suit and three months after that the diocese in Spokane, Wash., did it, too.

They all filed for bankruptcy and since then more than 15 other Catholic dioceses and religious orders have filed for bankruptcy to seek protection from lawsuits by sexual-assault victims, resulting in about 4,000 claims seeking compensation for past wrongdoing. This year, three more Catholic dioceses announced intentions to...

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Re: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact

Postby Haresh » 02 Jan 2019 03:08

GOP Lawmaker Matt Shea Releases Christian Manifesto Calling For Biblical Law

https://www.patheos.com/blogs/progressi ... pqYa3kHIXo

Washington state lawmaker Matt Shea defends advocacy for ‘Holy Army’ as Spokane sheriff refers his writings to FBI
https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-ne ... gs-to-fbi/

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Re: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact

Postby chetak » 08 Jan 2019 14:58

some of the very questions that she raises have caused a large majority of their followers in the west to leave the faith because there are no forthcoming answers that can logically satisfy them.

This aspect has taken such troubling proportions that in India as in the rest of the world the padres are now strictly forbidden from exposing the converts to the vast majority of the biblical passages so that no doubts may arise in the minds of these converts and cause them to desert their new found faith and their exposure is limited to some very specific passages only.

The churches in the west are now largely empty and a vast majority of them depend on Indian converts to provide "religious" labor to man and run the empty churches there. Such "converts" are often economic migrants who see a clever opportunity in making their way to the west under the guise of "spreading the word" or obtaining a comfortable house in some obscure parish, a job, decent income, the standard of living far beyond what they could have hoped for in India and that too, at the cost of someone else and of course, their citizenship is fast tracked and virtually unstoppable. Many birds with one single single stone.





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Re: Christianity, Evangelism & its geopolitical impact

Postby krishna_krishna » 09 Jan 2019 06:09

Now evanjihadis start conversions at Kumbh Mela :

https://noconversion.org/2018/12/18/chr ... umbh-mela/


Please share following link on evanjihadis doing mafia Giri at local market :


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YuP6B3bmBOk


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