Hysteria surrounding school patronage

Lumpy Talbot

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Whon is a loyalist troll? Glenshane?
Highly likely, regrettably. I've always been of the view that the best possible way to highlight nutterdom is to give the nutter a chance to operate.

But in this case it is very likely to be a loyalist troll.
 


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Highly likely, regrettably. I've always been of the view that the best possible way to highlight nutterdom is to give the nutter a chance to operate.

But in this case it is very likely to be a loyalist troll.
If by "loyalist" you mean a Prod, please call him/her a Prod. We Catholics are also loyalists but we are loyal to different things.
 

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What level of allegiance do you think Irish people, particularly children, have to religion in today's Ireland?

I suspect that it's little more than habit for most.

The day when Irish Catholics would kneel down on their kitchen floor for the Pope's Christmas day blessing on the wireless are long gone. Celebration of religious events is more about form than religious substance. It's the presents, the frock, the big meal, the money that appeal, not commerating the birth and death of someone who may or may not have existed 2,000 years ago.
I grew up in a catholic family during the forties and fifties. I do not remember anyone kneeling for the Pope's Christmas blessing.
Perhaps you are confusing that with the Queen's speech?
 

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Does that mean that you do not want to admit that you are involved in a plot to get power over the defenceless little children of Catholics? Why do you want power over Catholics?
Catholicism is none of my concern.
 

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Like listening to Cro-Magnon outraged at the suggestion that their children should have tree-stump-worship withdrawn.
 

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What do you think is going on? What are the church trying to stop? Idiot
The church aren't trying to stop divestment. They frequently say there should be more of it. But it's a difficult thing to change patronage. As we have seen, many parents are quite happy with the status quo. What does one do? Change the school's ethos against their wishes? No easy solution.
 

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Now the papex Benedict is saying the swinging 60s were responsible for their pedophile problem.

Reminds me of Brian Lenihans line "Hey, we all partied"

😅

Once again the Vatican conflating adult consensual sex with pedophilia. They really are confused about this whole area aren't they.
 

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Now the papex Benedict is saying the swinging 60s were responsible for their pedophile problem.

Reminds me of Brian Lenihans line "Hey, we all partied"

:ROFLMAO:
I have read this. The Conservative angle goes: once we couldn't get boys who were fundamentally heterosexual into seminars and then crush their balls, because society no longer believed having a priest in the family was a huge feather in their caps, we were left with queers and weirdos.

This is so funny, I can't even start. :)
 

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The church aren't trying to stop divestment. They frequently say there should be more of it. But it's a difficult thing to change patronage. As we have seen, many parents are quite happy with the status quo. What does one do? Change the school's ethos against their wishes? No easy solution.
Society is comprised of more than just the parents of the present cohort of pupils so they shouldn't have a veto on what happens with our schools. Unless they want to fund it entirely on their own.
 

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The 50s were far more likely than the 60's to have been responsible. The last decade of complete deference to a positively gothic pyschology enjoying a sun-downer cocktail of arrested adolescence, lack of normal socialisation skills as a child, topped off with a dash of phobias deeply instilled by the seminaries that adult human relationships were a thing to be feared.

But then popes and the catholic church generally have presented us with a fair old rotisserie selection of their hatreds and fears offered as excuses for the degeneracy. The cover-ups aren't mentioned because they've always operated that way and know no other.

And of course it should be remembered that while an alarming number of clerics tries to compensate themselves for their arrested development in the most vile ways known to humankind others knew well about the carousel ahead of legal discovery in their organisation.

It is well for Legs Benedict to be writing three-part letters, mainly because they don't allow for an interchange and secondly so he can't be asked how he managed to arrive at his conclusion despite him probably being the most informed man in the world at one point on the levels of degradation available to certain orders and clerics- so he's bound to have some back-up for that point about the 60s I'm sure.

There's a stack of church commissioned psychologist's reports in New York and more on the way around the world which say something else entirely.
 

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Society is comprised of more than just the parents of the present cohort of pupils so they shouldn't have a veto on what happens with our schools. Unless they want to fund it entirely on their own.
If YOU are not a practising Catholic, the possessive adjective "our" is not an appropriate word for you to use in relation to the property of the Catholic Church.

The parents of children attending a Catholic school should not be asked for their opinions as to the future of the school. Decisions on that should be left to those authorised to act on behalf of the owners of the school. Please respect private property and also the right of Catholics to be Catholics.
 


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