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The Director of Public Prosecution must Act, and ACT NOW!

In the last week the dpp has dropped 4 charges of child abuse against a priest in Cloyne also the exbishop for his role in covering up!!

What message is this sending to the victims who complain how long more can people take of this sorry to the victims is no good?

Action needs to be taken?

Below is a copy of the letter that some are sending; feel free if you wish to act on this?

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Office of the Director of Public Prosections
14 - 16 Merrion Street,
Dublin 2,
A Chara

In the last week the Director of Public Prosecutions has dropped four charges of child abuse against a priest in Cloyne Diocese and also has declined to press charges against John Magee, the former Bishop of Cloyne for his role in not acting correctly and ethically when complaints of child abuse by priests in his diocese were brought to his attention.
Mr Magee has admitted these offences but, due to the failure of the DPP to prosecute he will now get away with them. The argument that the “feasibility of proof beyond reasonable doubt” is ringing rather hollow in the light of this admission.

In not acting to prevent further foreseeable abuse Mr Magee acted irresponsibly and cold heartedly towards these innocent children and I/we are requesting that the Director of Public Prosecutions look at this case again and seriously reconsider the decision not to prosecute Mr Magee.

At present, the victims of these abuses have had little or no justice and in allowing Mr Magee to get away with his crimes the State is sending out a message to all paedophile Roman Catholic clergy in the Republic of Ireland that they are safe from any legal consequences of their actions.

I/we are putting trust in the DPP to do the right thing in this instance.

Mise le meas

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Comment by William Delahunty on November 15, 2010 at 18:03
WE are fooling ourselves if we think we are going to get justice that was decided by Micheal woods with the indemnity deal he done with the church, the only justice is to expose the abusers. the pope is running around Europe like a pop star,if i was him i would hang my head in shame,but abusers have no shame,as is plain for all to see
Comment by Catherine on November 15, 2010 at 18:13
DPP are then colluding with confessed criminals.?

Vatican boys have always dehumanised children so it is no problem to them to rape, torture, bugger etc.

After all the men of "god" see the rest of us as cattle- according to their sacred texts.
Comment by John of the Ayres Family on November 15, 2010 at 18:40
Since the formation of the Freestate, the catholic church has enjoyed its reign of power over the Irish People. The government and State has always protected it. The church could not have succeded with out the help of the government. What are they hiding? They are hiding the fact that Ireland was never allowed to be free from foreign rule either by the brits or the church. The colluding forces ie. Fianna Fail, Devil era and the rest, set about putting this evil child abuse into operation. They control every aspect of our lives from day one when they give you a birth certificate, the certificate belongs to the state and it does as it pleases with you, you simply belong to the government.
How are they getting away with it? Simply because we give them consent by leaving our certificate with the government and not saying anything (Contract). You contract with the government by remaining silent. They do as they please. Until we, the Irish people, take back control of our country we will be not allowed to have Justice or say on any matter.

We have been dived and ruled for over 500 years and it continues to this day. While Church, State and Government remain in Ireland, we will never live in a free country.

The catholic church needs to be removed from our Island to ensure safety of all children, our children are our future. Keep children safe in Ireland.................CLOSE DOWN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH. This would bring much Justice for me and hopefully the healing from their abuse.
Comment by pauline jackson on November 15, 2010 at 18:41
but where was this kind of person while the children were being raped . at home safe and cosy . whats the matter does he also think thay are unaccuseable.
Comment by William Delahunty on November 15, 2010 at 18:52
God is dead killed in the concentration camps in germany in the gulags of Russia and the Irish gulags and with him died any type of justice.and now we are all reaping the whirlwind
Comment by Rob Northall on November 15, 2010 at 18:52
I have sent a copy of the letter via email to the Irish Minister for (IN)Justice!
My Letter is printed and will be posted tomorrow, recorded delivery (£6-00 approx from UK Mainland.
Upon (non) recipt of a reply from the Minister for (IN)Justice I will be contacting his Labour Counterpart in the Dial to ask him what Law is being broken?
Will I be Extradited and Prosecuted?
Will I be spending New Year in Ireland awaiting trial???
Comment by Rob Northall on November 15, 2010 at 18:58
The email address for the Irish Minister of (IN)Justice

Together we might make a noise that can be heard?

There are 95 Members on Facebook there are a Group of Other Activists that have yet to join the "Shame Of Ireland" if we can show them some support as fellow Survivors and Friends
We could gain their Membership and start coordinating action?

Comment by Catherine on November 15, 2010 at 19:31
Law is not Justice.

Law comes from the old british word meaning LIE.

Where is our Brehon system- renowned world wide as the best justice system on the planet, based on honour?

We still have British legal system with legals swearing allegience to the BAR in London - a corporation.

Opus Dei influence all the legal issues in court- amazing!!!!

And Irish people thought they were free.

Not as long as the JUST US system is in place.

let us see what the men of "god" have done to us in the past, what they did to forcibly convert the people of Eiru from their "religion" of LOVE to the religion of Rome.

From history we now understand why children were raped, tortured etc by the men of god.

Cognitive Dissonance is used so no guilt is felt by these old draconians- who feel nothing for their fellow human being.
Comment by William Delahunty on November 15, 2010 at 19:50
Its good to see the victims getting balls, and as old men and woman standing up for what is right no longer children of the gulags, to take up the fight for justice for the children that never went free and the woman of the slave camps called the Magdalena laundries is the real justice, dont worry about the dpp or the government they will soon be forgotten,the children of the gulags will live on forever
Comment by Rob Northall on November 27, 2010 at 12:00
DPP warns clerical abuse support group to halt calls for prosecution
By Claire O’Sullivan
Saturday, November 27, 2010
A SUPPORT group for victims of clerical abuse have received a letter from the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) warning them to halt their campaign seeking a prosecution of the notorious Father B in the Cloyne report.
The group, called the Religious Abuse Truth and headed by Kevin Flanagan, whose brother Mickey suffered horrific abuse in Artane Industrial School, sent up to 10 letters to the DPP criticising his failure to prosecute Bishop Magee for reckless endangerment and for failing to seek a prosecution in any of the eight abuse cases against Father B.

Just yesterday, a ninth victim of Father B was informed by the DPP’s office that he would not be seeking a prosecution in her case.

Earlier this week, the Rape Crisis Centre urged the DPP to meet with the Cloyne victims to explain the lack of prosecutions against Father B.

On their Facebook page, Religious Abuse Truth had urged people to write to the DPP about the lack of prosecutions around clerical abuse in Cloyne — despite the damning National Board for Safeguarding Children (NBSC) report.

Since the report was published in 2008, one priest, Fr Brendan Wrixon, was given an 18-month suspended sentence in recent weeks for sexually abusing a teenage boy during confession in North Cork.

However, the DPP did not react well to this recent campaign informing the group that he must be "impartial and independent" when making a decision and how he "cannot therefore consider representations made by members of the public with the purpose of influencing prosecutions of criminal cases".

He pointed them towards Section 6 of the Prosecution of Offences Act 1974 which makes it illegal to write to the DPP to ask him to prosecute or not prosecute unless one is a victim of the crime, a lawyer, a doctor or a social worker.

Last night, Mr Flanagan said he was disgusted the DPP could suggest prosecuting the support group for trying to stand up for abuse victims when he "has totally failed the victims".

"He told us we had broken the law. But look at what Fr B did and what Bishop Magee did in protecting him and other paedophile priests. The victims of these abuses have had little or no justice — it’s a total disgrace that case after case isn’t being prosecuted."

One of the Cloyne abuse victims last night said that "it was beyond crazy" that "nine cases which have huge similarities have been thrown out again and again".

This story appeared in the printed version of the Irish Examiner Saturday, November 27, 2010

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