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Victims of clerical sex abuse have reacted furiously to Pope Benedict's claim yesterday that paedophilia wasn't considered an "absolute evil" as recently as the 1970s. In his traditional Christmas address yesterday to cardinals and officials working i...

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Comment by pauline jackson on November 18, 2011 at 18:14

As head of state this man is encouraging pornography and sexual abuse. he is a guide for million of people all over the world. this has to stop. he is dangerous to all.

Comment by Rob Northall on November 19, 2011 at 17:10

Pauline you are right he is totally immoral there is a blog on this topic @

Comment by pauline jackson on November 19, 2011 at 17:23

well whenever i read about the experts that give thier opinion about the abuse i think about the fact that on these sites we have experts as thay have had to live with the consequences. so what about discribing the papers its all about the abusers. what do the victims think of all that as adults themselves.

Comment by pauline jackson on November 22, 2011 at 22:01

When i wrote that i was thinking about the fact that because of the fear in the instution i was always expecting to be hurt . I never learned how to ride a bike or swim or dance with someone.In a way i never got the occasion. i have never been able to feel at ease with others.What people call playing i have always been afraid. i am unable to compete it frightens me. this has affected my life in several different ways.personal relationships become precarous. i just never learned all of that .. trust is something thats learned in childhood . i learnd other things  copmletly different. no way of learning that and abuse.

Comment by jack colleton on November 26, 2011 at 23:50

well he says that and people must conclude he means it!


Comment by jack colleton on November 26, 2011 at 23:54

Pauline i never played. a well known Irish name once put it to me that i don't play the game! i replied what game?  and what are the rules?  the internet is the best toy i know!


Comment by jack colleton on November 27, 2011 at 0:00

his brother does not seem to think he harmed the children he beat!

Comment by Rob Northall on November 27, 2011 at 11:46

Nice to see you back Jack!


Comment by jack colleton on November 27, 2011 at 16:47

thankyou Rob! it was not good for me to be away but i will be active no less! i highly recommend all members to contribute to the site in any way they can because that would be all of us together as one! we can welcome new members! we can share a joke! we can comment! we can upload a photo! we can post a link! it is really amazing to discover other members feel the same! think the same! had same experience! no we can not change the past but we can change the future here now present! just writing this helps! we are the light against the darkness! is it any bloody wonder some people tried put us down?! 



Comment by pauline jackson on December 1, 2011 at 19:00

Well i am only learning now about what its all about. i bought a commputer to find out whats what on there so i suppose like others its my first toy . knowing a game exists is one thing and then theres all the things i never even knew existed. when i try i get mixed up as i take things literally. i was trained to keep my mouth shut and my hands busy otherwise the devil would jump on me. so being on the same level as other people became impossable.. but thats what we were expected to do. living in the local loo or the train station and looking for safety and at the same time trying to find a job is really a nightmare. i went through that for a few years and i dont think im the only one.

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