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Sunday, December 04, 2022

Facing more than 130 new claims of child sexual abuse and the prospect of large financial settlements, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Santa Rosa announced Friday it will be filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection shortly after the new year.

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#1 | Posted by LegallyYourDead at 2022-12-04 08:53 PM | Reply

The real groomers.

#2 | Posted by Sycophant at 2022-12-05 09:54 AM | Reply

Have they considered not sexually abusing children?

#3 | Posted by Derek_Wildstar at 2022-12-05 12:46 PM | Reply

Justice prevails. Make 'em squeal like an Altar Boi.

#4 | Posted by oldwhiskeysour at 2022-12-05 04:49 PM | Reply

Hey, I am gonna start a group where a bunch of guys live together, no ladies. We hate gays, but love a guy named Jesus. I will read from an old book written by random nomads that lost wars and made up a god to feel good about what losers they were. Also, I will tell you that you are good once a week for a few bucks and ruining your children for life. Oh, and I will also get you to focus on the afterlife instead of this world. I am so good and I love you. /s ... At least the religious grifter in ohio, Ernest Angley, asked his parishioners to NOT have kids so he got most of the bucks (he must be a boomer to be so short-sighted).

#5 | Posted by Brennnn at 2022-12-06 01:25 AM | Reply

This is yet another reason why "Christian Nationalism" sounds like such an awesome idea.

#6 | Posted by anton at 2022-12-06 09:37 AM | Reply

The Catholic Church made a decisions about 700 years ago that had the probably unintended effect of enshrining homosexuality in the priesthood:
It was when they forbid priests to marry. That's not in The Bible anywhere.

#7 | Posted by snoofy at 2022-12-06 09:44 AM | Reply

What does homosexuality have to do with pedophilia?

#8 | Posted by YAV at 2022-12-06 10:04 AM | Reply

Good point Tor!

The only connection is the Catholic Church covers up both kinds of priests.

#9 | Posted by snoofy at 2022-12-06 10:21 AM | Reply

"Roman Catholic Diocese of Santa Rosa announced Friday it will be filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection"

They already have bankruptcy protection. It's called not having to pay taxes. F them.

#10 | Posted by Hagbard_Celine at 2022-12-06 10:26 AM | Reply

Sell a few palaces if you have to in order to pay these victims, you jerks.

#11 | Posted by anton at 2022-12-06 10:28 AM | Reply

My severely Catholic neighbors, who think the Pope is from Satan and vaccinations are evil and Trump was sent by god himself, had political signs out for a candidate that believes Florida's "don't say gay" law doesn't begin to go far enough. Of course they are blind to what their Church has done to millions.

#12 | Posted by YAV at 2022-12-06 10:53 AM | Reply

Best choice I ever made, or right near it,
leaving the Catholic Church and Christianity
behind at 15-16.

#13 | Posted by earthmuse at 2022-12-06 01:45 PM | Reply

Don't worry people. The Catholic church itself won't suffer because of this. They separated the financial status of each diocese so the church as a whole will never suffer from this kind of sexual abuse. /snark

#14 | Posted by prius04 at 2022-12-06 06:34 PM | Reply

The pope has, as a matter of canon law, absolute jurisdiction over all church property. He has no earthly judge. He could order that sufficient assets be liquidated to compensate all these people. I have respect for Pope Francis on certain respects. I would be supremely happy with him if he did that and I'm an ex-Catholic.

#15 | Posted by anton at 2022-12-06 07:24 PM | Reply

No earthly judge under church law, I mean. As a practical matter, he has none under civil law either. Let's be honest.

#16 | Posted by anton at 2022-12-06 07:26 PM | Reply

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