They helped create you."--Judge "Priests now have a license to sexually betray their parishioners and the church will turn its back on innocent victims."--Attorney "Ye shall know them by their fruits. I do not mean to imply that the evil are anything other than a small minority among the religious or that the religious motives of most people are in any way spurious. [Regarding] the convention that clergymen are more virtuous than other men.
Attorney "The defendant used his position of trust to get these girls."--Prosecutor "Dressed up in sheep's clothing, he is a wolf that preys on our children."--Prosecutor "This family turned to the church for help, and all the doors slammed shut."--Victims' Attorney "I think the Catholic Church has its atonement to make as well.
Barrett was known as a very religious man, who offered prayers during class reunions.
(Source: Schenectady Gazette, 1/15/88) On the average, three or four such reports cross my desk every week.
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Do men gather grapes of thorns or figs of thistles? I mean only that evil people tend to gravitate toward piety for the disguise and concealment it can offer them."--Martin Buber Good and Evil(Philosopher/theologian) ". Any average selection of mankind, set apart and told that it excels the rest in virtue, must tend to sink below the average."--Bertrand Russell"Religion and the Churches," 1916(Philosopher/ social critic) Dedication This publication is dedicated to Sherry,three times the victim of religious men,and to the multitude of childrenbetrayed by "pillars of the church." Acknowledgment The author is indebted to newspapers and reporters in North America for disclosing the facts on clergy abuse of children, sometimes involving exemplary investigative journalism in the face of heated controversy.The PHI team is composed of highly skilled, dedicated, hardworking and loyal employees. PHI has flown more types of helicopters, under a greater variety of conditions, over a longer period of time, than any other civilian helicopter operator.... PHI Air Medical is America's premier full-service air ambulance provider, caring for more than 30,000 patients each year out of 70 operational bases across the country.We recognize that a patient's best chance at survival often rests on our abilities. It started writing itself when, through the pages of our monthly newspaper Freethought Today, we started chronicling the alarming and startling number of criminal cases involving ministers and priests who are molesting children. What better way to conceal one's evil from oneself, as well as from others, than to be a deacon or some other highly visible form of Christian within our culture? INTRODUCTION: A religious scandal This is a book that had to be written, not one that I or our organization had ever sought to publish. is one of the world’s leading helicopter services companies.