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Comment on: $8M for 88 victims of abuse by Franciscan friar 88 abuse claims settled in Pa.
Posted 10/22/2014 03:33:38 EDT
Regarding the lawyers, don't blame the messenger. Focus your anger and distrust where it belongs, on the abusive priest and any other clergy members who knew of the abuse and did nothing.
Comment on: In our Facebook profiles, we create the people we want to be, the ideal versions of ourselves - Style - The Boston Globe
Posted 09/30/2014 12:55:05 EDT
I am able to see photos of family and friends who live far away, enjoy that. I have found that my fb friends DO share the difficulties, such as serious illness. It is a good opportunity to receive sup more »
Comment on: Ice Bucket Challenge a gimmick best not repeated - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/24/2014 06:53:14 EDT
Patrick, There is no reason to feel that a small donation to a worthwhile cause is "insufficient." Every little bit helps. Giving a donation is not a competition to see who can give more. I often give more »
Comment on: NJ archbishop calls critics âevil, wrong, immoralâ - Nation - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/21/2013 10:38:26 EDT
I guess I must be evil, wrong, immoral, as I criticize this guy's motives and efforts to protect kids.
Comment on: Cardinal OâMalleyâs decision to boycott BC graduation has the ring of hypocrisy - Boston.com
Posted 05/14/2013 08:56:24 EDT
BAMDAD118: You are ignoring all the female victims of sexual abuse by priests. Reliable reports put the number of female victims at over 30%. Many abusers raped/abused both boys and girls. And did you more »
Comment on: This is how we show spirit of âBoston Strongâ? - Letters - The Boston Globe
Posted 05/09/2013 10:22:28 EDT
Well said, David. I have been having the same reaction to this nonsense about the burial.
Comment on: Tsarnaev brothers appeared to have scant finances - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 04/24/2013 02:52:57 EDT
Thank you, Clements. You are a voice of reason. Appreciate your logical, sane, factual comments.
Comment on: New prenatal genetic tests hold promise, worries - Boston.com
Posted 03/24/2013 12:01:29 EDT
I also was brought to tears. A mother's love, beautiful to witness. more »
Comment on: Anti-abuse advocates slam the new pope for meet-and-greet with Cardinal Law - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/17/2013 06:41:28 EDT
Amiroussin1: If Law's life is "ruined," he brought that consequence upon himself. However, how ruined can his life be when he still holds the respected position of cardinal, did not suffer any legal more »
Posted 03/17/2013 06:33:09 EDT
move-onNJ, It is not "anti-Catholic" or "taking shots" to report the facts. The media, including the Globe, has been reporting on, and gushing over, virtually every move the new pope has made. His mee more »
Comment on: New style of papacy: Pope Francis thanks hotel staff - World - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/16/2013 06:42:29 EDT
This is news? The pope thanked the hotel staff. Not humility, just common decency, respect and courtesy. Even if this is a contrast to previous popes, this does not mean the new pope is doing somet more »
Comment on: US clergy victims make demands of new pope - World - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/16/2013 06:19:39 EDT
The pope and O'Malley did not meet with "alleged" victims. They met with victims. How insulting to these men & women to use the word "alleged" when their accusations have been found credible. There more »
Comment on: People of good works will always be soul of church - Letters - The Boston Globe
Posted 03/15/2013 10:01:10 EDT
I wonder, too, why anyone can stay on a church led by men who are such hypocrites; a church which preaches that our gay brothers and sisters do not deserve equal rights (while many of the clergy are c more »
Comment on: The soul of the church - Boston.com
Posted 03/12/2013 11:25:14 EDT
Clergy abuse victims think O'Malley could have done much more because they know the inside story. They know the difference between what O'Malley's PR people report and what has actually happened. Th more »
Comment on: Why Cardinal Sean P. OâMalley of Boston should be pope - - Boston.com
Posted 02/21/2013 08:47:27 EST
The idea that he is a tremendous "reformer" regarding clergy abuse is a myth. Simply not true.
Comment on: The cardinal who should not help elect a new pope - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/19/2013 08:26:25 EST
Speaking as one who was abused by a priest, I thank you for your concern.
Posted 02/19/2013 11:34:48 EST
Incredible1: Google "female victims of clergy abuse" and you will find many articles on female victims. Just one example: http://www.boston.com/globe/spotlight/abuse/stories4/122702_women.htm Over ha more »
Posted 02/17/2013 11:35:07 EST
Your father is seriously deluded if he thinks the sexual abuse crisis does not exist. Sad and pathetic.
Posted 02/17/2013 11:33:29 EST
You're ignoring the many girls who were abused by priests. The fact that more than 30% of the victims are female is typically ignored by those who incorrectly equate pedophelia with homosexuality. more »
Comment on: Boston Police Commissioner Edward F. Davis benefits from special treatment - Editorials - The Boston Globe
Posted 02/14/2013 11:41:50 EST
HardWorkingCop, While I understand that you're trying to be compassionate, you are not doing the job you are hired to do, and you are not doing anyone any favors. Those who drive while under the influ more »
Comment on: Hillary Clintonâs cookies - Opinion - The Boston Globe
Posted 01/11/2013 09:36:47 EST
You completely missed the point of the column, Miker6! more »
Comment on: Runawayâs father helping other parents of missing kids - Lifestyle - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/25/2012 12:18:53 EST
I agree with your comments, Jeannemarie. So relieved to know that Allie is home safe. I only wish that the family would/could talk about her experience and what led up to her leaving. Allie's heali more »
Comment on: Wide racial gap exists on speed of Boston-area commutes - Metro - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/25/2012 12:02:22 EST
So, you actually believe that those who live in the city do not have jobs, or go to school??? more »
Comment on: Blue laws mean later start for Mass. shoppers, but Black Friday frenzy underway - Business - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/24/2012 11:09:32 EST
It makes me sad to see that people believe they need all this stuff, and that having this stuff is more important than being with family on Thanksgiving. How absurd that this takes place on a day whic more »
Comment on: Unfair to characterize atheistsâ activism as evangelism - Letters - The Boston Globe
Posted 11/23/2012 11:55:41 EST
"God bless you" means nothing to one who does not believe in God. more »
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