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Do you think the Catholic Church will fall in Australia following recent events, or will they just shrug off the controvers?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Angela Evangelia May 27, 2013. 2 Replies

I don't know how much most of you will know about the current happenings in Australia, but we are in the middle of a massive investigation into the Church's cover up of sexual abuse. Today the…Continue

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Misty: Baytheist Living! replied to Byrnes Steel's discussion 'Do you think the Catholic Church will fall in Australia following recent events, or will they just shrug off the controvers?'
"Didn't make much of a difference in Ireland."
May 27, 2013
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Do you think the Catholic Church will fall in Australia following recent events, or will they just shrug off the controvers?

I don't know how much most of you will know about the current happenings in Australia, but we are in the middle of a massive investigation into the Church's cover up of sexual abuse. Today the highest ranked catholic in the country, Cardinal George Pell, appeared in court and admitted that members of the clergy covered up the sexual abuse of children. This was part of, I believe, the Victorian parliamentary inquiry into child abuse in the church, but it comes just as the Royal Commission is…See More
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Byrnes Steel replied to Stephy's discussion 'My kid wants to get baptized...'
"hahahaha best parent ever. btw cathouse means the legal brothels in vegas yeah? I'm in Australia where brothels are legal everywhere. Australia for the win, boom! "
May 9, 2013
Byrnes Steel replied to Unseen's discussion 'How (or whether) to protect sex workers....'
"yeah I think legalizing it would help a lot. keep in mind that there are numerous countries around the world where prostitution is legal to a degree. I say to a degree because where I am, Australia, I know brothels are quite legal and regulated in…"
Apr 16, 2013
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crazy mammal is crazy.

"This animal makes being Australian way cooler. as do kangaroo's"
Apr 9, 2013
Byrnes Steel replied to Henry Flood's discussion 'Russia 2045'
"read 'the singularity is near' by Ray kurzwell."
Feb 21, 2013
Byrnes Steel replied to Unseen's discussion 'Ethical Proposition By A Bunch Of Aliens (from one of my philo classes)'
"does she stay as an 8 year old? how likely is it that they actually created the cosmos? perhaps they are just really douchy normal aliens who like to make new and gullible species make hard decisions."
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Byrnes Steel replied to Unseen's discussion 'Ethical Proposition By A Bunch Of Aliens (from one of my philo classes)'
"except real "
Feb 20, 2013
Byrnes Steel replied to Gallup's Mirror's discussion 'Does Cardinal Roger M. Mahony deserve a prison scentence?'
"Currently in Australia (where I live) a National Royal Commision has been launched into child abuse, corruption, and cover ups within the catholic church as well as other institutions. This is really awesome because a Royal Commision, which has 6…"
Jan 23, 2013
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I posted this on my facebook page + lost a dozen "friends" .

"hahha thats awesome. i wish i had christian friends or lived in a country where people would get offended by that, but Australia is pretty cool, so id just get a zillion likes. first world problems right here. "
Dec 2, 2012
Byrnes Steel commented on Reg The Fronkey Farmer's blog post 'Jesus Wept'
"For a monthly donation of $15 (or a one-time gift of $150) we'll send you Faith Clips, the fascinating DVD by Fr. Robert Barron, in which he answers 50 frequently asked questions about the Catholic faith.  It's a $19.95 value. wait,…"
Dec 1, 2012
Byrnes Steel replied to John Phillips's discussion 'Sentenced to church.'
"i would totally go! easy time. but at the same time, i would be disgusted by such a legal system. actually, i might even protest, and ask to go to jail instead, just on principle. or, could i choose the religion? could i go to a jewish synagogue, or…"
Nov 18, 2012
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"yeah i have no idea how i did it, i tried to fix it but i couldnt. "
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Atheist
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19-24
The religion you left
Catholic, Was never a part of one
Why you left your religion.
Never believed in any God, just didnt make any sense. Since i was a child i assumed all stories were just stories and couldn't fathom that some people actually believed all the bible to be true.
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At 7:55pm on January 8, 2012, Robert Karp said…

Welcome to the Think Atheist community Brynes!

 
 
 

  

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