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  •  I don't think so. Prove it. (0+ / 0-)
    •  You don't think what? Prove what? (0+ / 0-)

      Are you seriously suggesting no Jesuit has been implicated in a sex abuse scandal? I have personal knowledge of several (not as a victim or lawyer, thankfully). Do you know nothing of the problems just in the Diocese of Spokane?

      The link to the search page of the database is below. Pick a diocese or state and search for "Jesuit." You can read whether the accusation was found credible (stated differently in different regions), resulted in arrest, conviction, payout, removal from ministry, etc.

      I found 18 in Washington state alone. Five in Maryland. More than 15 in California. See for yourself. Whatever you think of the sponsor of the database, it is quite well sourced.

      Database

    •  Inside about 15 seconds, you could (1+ / 0-)
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      make a real long list of Jesuits involved in abuse cases.

      Here's a sampling:

      http://en.wikipedia.org/...

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