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Thread #149850   Message #3489452
Posted By: Bonnie Shaljean
12-Mar-13 - 06:13 AM
Thread Name: BS: Catholic religion response to 'today'
Subject: RE: BS: Catholic religion response to 'today'
Yes, sorry for the thread-drift! Ed T wrote:

> ""As far as I can tell from this thread, there is only one practicing Catholic among the persons who have made negative comments in this thread about the Catholic Church""

> Good try Joe. But, that is an old and "tired" technique to minimize the opinion of others in a discussion, that is oft' used by politician, and PR types.

> That minimizes the direct personal experience of those who were abused inside the RC church noted here by mudcat posters in one form or another. Minimizing and demononizing the suffering of those victims (most often the impact follows them through their life, which is now, not long ago) seems commonplace among some in the RC church.

Ed has put it better than I could. In fact, I think there's a pretty clear reason why there aren't more practicing Catholics defending the abuses and the bans.