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  •  I am so sorry that you had to experience this.. (5+ / 0-)

    I have some contact with a local group that represents victims of clergy abuse and have learned much about abuse issues from them.

    What made me think of this was reading about a young boy who was being abused by the priest that his family had over for dinner once a week. His parents considered this man to be a saint and that message got through loud and clear to this boy. So of course he didn't feel he could say anything about the abuse and internalized it as something that he was doing wrong and that he must have deserved this treatment because he was a sinner.

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