When Los Angeles police were investigating felony crimes against children committed by HRCC "morality instructors", then LA Bishop Roger Mahony ordered his underlings not to provide a list of altar boys at a parish where one of their most proficient rapists had been active. Police investigators were searching for additional victims of a child rapist Mahony was carefully protecting.
Archbishop Roger Mahony told a subordinate not to give the list, saying he didn't want the boys to be scarred by the investigation and that he felt the altar boys were too old to be potential victims, according to a deposition made public Wednesday.
Twenty-five of the alleged victims were altar boys and the 26th was training with the priest to be one, said Anthony DeMarco, a plaintiff attorney. It's not clear what impact Mahony's action had on the investigation, though at the time police complained that the archdiocese wasn't fully cooperating.
The phrase "archdiocese wasn't fully cooperating" is a euphemism for doing everything possible to protect their child raping employee.
Once again, as so often, we see the consistent pattern of behavior that illustrates in an undeniable fashion that the Catholic Church exists solely for the benefit of the Catholic Church, the sheeple are simply fodder for the machine as well as the primary source of revenue.
It's not as if they care about the children they rape, if they did they would refrain from raping them and purge child molesters from their ranks with prejudice. Instead it is their victims who face threats from the Church, in many cases being told they have failed morally by accusing an HRCC employee. The victims are treated as liars, and implications are often made that loose morals on the part of their child victims has seduced the priests, who are then portrayed as victims.
An unknown number of people have ended up committing suicide after the emotional turmoil of being raped by a religious leader. Many others suffer their entire lives from the memory of a priest raping them.
This Mahony asshole should be in prison.
About a billion humans donate money to this international crime syndicate. The search for intelligent life goes on.