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34 Chilean Bishops Give Up Their Positions Due to Pedophilia Scandal

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In the past few days, the world witnessed an unprecedented act in the history of the Catholic Church, as 34 Chilean bishops gave up their positions, putting them in the hands of Pope Francis, due to Bishop Juan Barros, accused of covering up acts of sexual abuse against minors.

“WE HAVE PLACED OUR POSITIONS IN THE HANDS OF THE HOLY FATHER AND SHALL LET HIM FREELY DECIDE FOR EACH OF US”, THE BISHOPS ANNOUNCED IN A PRESS CONFERENCE HELD AT THE VATICAN.

 During a press conference, the bishops used the opportunity to apologize to the Chilean people, to the abuse victims and to the Pope himself for the scandalous, denigrating situation the Catholic Church is now facing.

The Holy Father has not yet commented on the situation, so it is unknown whether he accepted the Bishops’ resignation or not.

34 Chilean Bishops Give Up Their Positions Due to Pedophilia Scandal

On the other hand, a meeting with the Holy Father was held at the Vatican City in order to address the errors and omissions made during the management of sex abuse cases involving Bishop Juan Barros and the man accused of covering up his crimes, Fernando Karadima.

However, Juan Carlos Cruz, the Chilean man claiming to have been sexually abused by priest Fernando Karadima, has made clear his disappointment with the Vatican’s reaction, as well as its maximum representative, Pope Francis.

“I THINK THAT, UNFORTUNATELY, THE POPE IS LYING.”

The case will remain open until the Holy Father addresses the situation. Currently, he has only spoken about it once, when he said:

“THE DAY THEY BRING ME PROOF AGAINST THE BISHOP – THEN, I WILL SPEAK.”

Homeless Children Top the Worldwide List of Sexually Abused Victims

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Many have been the cases in which institutions such as orphanages and abandoned children centers have been discovered as key places in human trafficking cases.

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) reported that over 18.500 children and youths have escaped from foster care, and that one out of every six children become sex or human traffic victims. This translates to a total of 86% of cases in which child protective services have failed.

Homeless Children Top the Worldwide List of Sexually Abused Victims

In 2014, Ney York state authorities estimated that 85% of child sex abuse and human traffic come from foster care:

“Yes, children are drugged, kidnapped and sold to pimps in exchange for sex. This is a reality we must face.”

The worrying part is the fact that, when faced with this reality, we choose to look the other way. The fact that these children have no families does not mean that their childhood and innocence can be so mercilessly stolen away from them.

These children and youths should be protected by the state, and we have failed to show proper interest in ensuring it happens.

Homeless Children Top the Worldwide List of Sexually Abused Victims

During 2012, the state of Connecticut rescued 88 children, victims of human traffic, out of which 86 came from foster care.

Faced with this reality, it is important for all of us to listen to the voiced of those homeless children, who lead a life of stolen innocence, hopes and dreams. These children are also part of our society, and everyone should listen and support them.

Two Catholic Nuns Arrested for the Torture of Over 60 Orphans

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Neighbors submitted a number of claims and complaints to the local police regarding the cries and screams of children, during all hours of the day. The accusations caught the attention of Popayán city’s police department in Cauca, who started an in-depth investigation of the situation, which culminated in the arrest of two catholic sisters under suspicion of child abuse, the victims being the children who inhabit the orphanage.

Sisters Inés Pérez and Rosa Elvira Tróchez Joagui were both in charge of the Renacer Santa Clara Orphanage in Popayán city, situated in the southeast of Colombia, and have now been arrested under suspicion of child abuse, accused of torturing the 65 children who inhabit the orphanage.

The curious part of the investigation is the fact that the District Attorney could not find the church branch sister Inés Pérez belongs to, despite the fact that, for years, she has acted in representation of the Foundation, and is now accused of abusing minors from 2014 to 2017.

Two Catholic Nuns Arrested for the Torture of Over 60 Orphans

According to testimonies gathered by the District Attorney, victims showed clear signs of burns in their hands. Victims also claimed to have been forced to cut their hair, and even being made to put their heads inside toilets.

Despite the allegations, the District Attorney chose to let the women go free on account of their advanced age as well as the disabilities they suffer. However, the District Attorney ordered the city hall to close down the Foundation for the sake of all the abused children.

 

Child Molester Karl Toft, Whose Victim Count Reached 200, is Found Dead Inside His Cell in a Canadian Prison

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The first time, Karl Toft was tried and convicted by a court of law on 34 sexual assault charges. He was sentenced to 13 years in prison.

However, the pedophile later confessed to the abuse of 200 other children. As he had not yet been tried on those assaults, it is suspected they are the main reason for his suicide.

Through the years, Toft admitted being attracted to minors, illness he suffered since the age of 16, when he worked as a Scout leader.

Child Molester Karl Toft, Whose Victim Count Reached 200, is Found Dead Inside His Cell in a Canadian Prison

In a 2008 interview with the Edmonton Sun, Toft admitted that, despite his age, he still felt attracted to minors – who felt the same towards him, he said, commenting on his victim’s inability to resist his height and body mass.

Through the years, contact – and even the presence of nearby children –made life more difficult, reason why he started avoiding public transport and even daily shopping trips, reason why he mainly went grocery shopping during late night hours, when children were unlikely to be around.

Charles Ingles, another inmate at the same prison Toft was serving his sentence, said he met Karl Toft in a Christian group created by inmates, where religious scripts and divine mandates are the main topics of discussion.

Child Molester Karl Toft, Whose Victim Count Reached 200, is Found Dead Inside His Cell in a Canadian Prison

Ingles also said that, after a long search for salvation in his religion, Toft’s sense of guilt made him unable to relate to others and that, in his opinion, suicide was the only way he found to achieve both peace and salvation.

Pedophiles Ashamed of Their Condition

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Different pathologies affect different people, and it is not easy to understand the pains a stranger may be going through when we have not walked a mile in their shoes. From this premise, BBC journalist Catherine Burns got in touch with a pedophile in the hopes of understanding the difficulties of living with this little understood, but always judged condition.

The man she contacted is in his early twenties, and describes himself as “the weird guy”, despite looking like a perfectly normal man.

For his own safety, he asked the journalist not to reveal his name.

The man confessed he has always been attracted to minors — boys no older than 15. He also added that he would never hurt a child, since he believes that due to his attraction to them, it falls to him to keep them safe.

Pedophiles Ashamed of Their Condition

He describes himself as a regular person, who enjoys going to the movies with his friends, playing videogames and hanging out with his loved ones. However, he feels different from others around him, and cannot explain how, since his early childhood, he developed an attraction to younger boys.

“It all started when I was 13, I was attracted to younger boys and couldn’t understand why. I felt that only grown men could be “pedophiles.” As I grew up, the ages of the boys I was interested in remained the same, and in fact it went even lower.”

The man calls himself an “anti-contact” pedophile, and admits knowing many others who suffer the same condition, admitting their attraction to children but understanding that abusing them is wrong.

Pedophiles Ashamed of Their Condition

“I grow angry whenever I see news about minors being abused, which is why I agreed to this interview. Many times, the pedophiles shown in the news — the criminals — are not actual pedophiles. They suffer from different pathologies. I would rather kill myself before hurting a child. What I feel for them is more emotional than physical. I wish to care for them, and protect them.”

It is important to note that “anti-contact” groups exist in order to help people with this condition, as they often feel ostracized from society since admitting to their pathology could mean social isolation, and even prison time. For this reason, these groups are formed in an almost clandestine way and always emphasizing anonymity, in order for the users to safely share their stories and receive support.

 

Young North American Woman Tells How She Met Her Kidnapper on The Internet

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Many years have gone by since Alicia Kizakiewicz was kidnapped at the age of 13, and despite the fact that she never meant it to happen, she hopes that by talking about her experience, other young people may be inspired to remain safe with meeting new people online.

It has been 24 years since the incident, which led to the creation of a new law in the US that bears her name. All in the name of helping young people understand the dangers to which they expose themselves to when talking to strangers on the internet.

Kizakiewicz speaks of what she went through that long-gone Christmas, when she thought she would meet the “boy” she spent hours talking with through her computer, telling him of her troubles and most private secrets.

“He would listen to me day and night, as well as give me advice. he was both someone i could complain to about everything i hated, as well as someone who could make me feel good during those 8 months before i kidnapping.”

Then, on New Year’s, the mysterious internet stranger asked Alicia out to celebrate the New Year together, and since they were already friends, she did not hesitate to accept his invitation.

Little did she imagine that it would be the start of a terrible ordeal.

Be good, stay quiet,” Alicia says were the words that the man, who kept her captive in his basement, told her.

After four entire days of suffering, when all hope seemed lost, the FBI found her naked, weak and almost unconscious.

Young North American Woman Tells How She Met Her Kidnapper on The Internet

Hoping to make the best of her experience, Alicia now offers talks to children and teenagers about the dangers they can find online, and how we can stay safe while browsing the web.

Alicia’s kidnapper, Scott Tyree, was captured and later pledged guilty to the charge of moving a minor across state lines with the intent of sexually abusing her. He was sentenced to 19 years and 7 months of prison time.

Do You Know How Much of The World Population is Considered a Pedophile?

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It has been some time since Pope Francis claimed that 2% of catholic priests are pedophiles, and despite the scandal the news inspire when it first came out, the true mystery lies in the source the Pope used to get to that number. What studies exist to back the claim up?

Based on how difficult pedophilia, as a pathology, is to identify on symptoms alone, we must ask how can anyone reach a number – be it close or just an approximation – of people who suffer from it?

Do You Know How Much of The World Population is Considered a Pedophile?

Forensic psychologist Michael Seto, from the Royal Ottawa Healthcare, published a book in 2005 in which he claims that a total of 5% of the world population suffers from pedophilia. He bases the number on surveys taken in Germany, Norway and Finland, in which hundreds of men were asked if at any point in their lived they had any sexual thought that included a child, or if they had witnessed a sexual act that included a child.

Seto divides the pedophiles by age groups, arguing that many men feel attraction to 18-20 years old, which can be considered “normal”. The number of those attracted to people of 14 years old or less, however, are considerably lower – only 2%. Those attracted to even younger people, then, fall into the 1% of the entire world population.

Do You Know How Much of The World Population is Considered a Pedophile?

In regards to the number offered by Pope Francis, if we assume it was based on Michael Seto’s investigation, the number must come from the age range that goes between 1 and 12 year olds.

Based on a study made by Philip Jenkins, from the Texas Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion, we can assume that the number of pedophiles worldwide does in fact fall between 1% and 2%, since the age ranges in his studies coincide with the ones in Michael Seta’s.

 

Woman Finds Rapist in Her House

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After getting home and finding a man in her daughter’s room, a scared woman in Blakely, Georgia decided to take justice in her own hands and shoot the rapist on the head.

Michael Lindsey is the name of the man, who’s part of the list published by the State of Georgia, Georgia Sex Offender Registry, since 1999 when he was found guilty for accusing a minor.

Reports indicate that the woman locked herself in a room with her daughter after the shooting, the, she called 911 to report the incident. The police found the 52 year-old-man dead on the doorway.

According to Captain Will Caudill, County Investigator, the house had already been trespassed by the man twice and it’s believed that it might have been Lindsey, trying to find an easy way in: 

“We plan to present our findings to the district attorney’s office, a standard practice on these type cases, and they can decide what action, if any, should be taken.”

The woman’s identity has been kept private for legal reasons and for her own safety.

18-Year-Old Pedophile Got Arrested After Admitting He’s Abused of Over 50 Children

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Joseph Hayden Boston, an 18-year-old Californian, got arrested after confessing to his own mother he had molested two children – age 8 and 4- in the motel where he was staying over the weekend.

The two young boys were also staying in the facility with their parents, and allegedly, their parents had allowed them to go into the suspect’s room.

Boston, who was handed to the police by his own mother, had confessed molesting about 50 children since he was 10 years old in different places where he has lived. Detectives from the Sexual Assault and Child Abuse Unit assisted in the investigation, where the suspect was booked into the Robert Presley Detention Centre, with a bail set at $1m.

18-Year-Old Pedophile Got Arrested After Admitting He’s Abused of Over 50 Children

The US police posted the following update on Facebook on Saturday:

“Hours later, the suspect called his own mother stating what he had just done.

Officers interviews the suspect and he confessed to sexually assaulting the two juvenile victims in his motel room”.

Police units believe that all the other victims of Boston’s abuse will come forward soon, as they’re are already asking for anyone with information to contact the local police.

Pedophile Priest Was Found Dead at His Massachusetts Home

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The corpse of a pedophile priest was found at his Massachusetts home after being stabbed many times on his chest. Also, the police report indicated injuries of a very large blade being inserted into his rectum, which ended up on fatally damaging several of his internal organs, which made him bleed to death.

The police believed the aggression was made by more than one person, as it was hard to believe that only one person could’ve done all the harm and not being hurt by its victim. As well as the damages mentioned above, the assailant removed the genitals of the priest.

Pedophile Priest Was Found Dead at His Massachusetts Home

Father Archambault was the name of the priest who had been accused of abusing 29 children on multiple occasions, with victims being 5 to 11 years old. And even when only 26 cases were officially investigated by the Vatican, claiming there wasn’t enough evidence to conclude the other three cases, it was decided to forbid the sins and to leave it as a church matter, leaving the police out of the case.

The families of the victims were outraged by how the Church uncovered the criminal, asking for real justice. And as a response, the Church only published an open letter to the families stating that the case is now declared closed.

Pedophile Priest Was Found Dead at His Massachusetts Home

On the other hand, the Catholic Church released a statement expecting to bring the priest’s killers to justice on the near future.