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#463898 - 04/09/14 03:59 PM Re: Has anyone else been abused by a clergy member? [Re: jas4159]
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Registered: 02/07/06
Posts: 3965
Loc: settling in the USA again
i wasn't ever abused physically or sexually by clergy - but there were some who sure did screw up my mind and emotions and spiritual sensitivities. i thank God that i never confused them with Him.

"My experience has shown me that I all too often tend to deny that which lies behind, but as I still believe, that which is denied cannot be healed." Brennan Manning, "All is Grace - A Ragamuffin Memoir"

#463936 - 04/10/14 12:23 PM Re: Has anyone else been abused by a clergy member? [Re: jas4159]
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Registered: 06/16/11
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amen to that traveler. no pun intended.

i was considering becoming a priest in my teens because i figured i wouldn't be exposed to sex. oh the ignorance of innocents.


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