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You know about the sexual abuse of children by priests of the Catholic Church.

What you likely don't know is what was done, and is still being done, to me and others when we went to our (arch)dioceses for help understanding, and recovering from, the sexual exploitation and abuse we experienced as children.

The entirely new -- and FAR worse -- psychological abuse, perpetrated by the now leadership of the Catholic Church, including by...

Father Dolan turned a blind eye to our abuse by Father LeRoy Valentine at the Church of Immacolata in St. Louis from 1977 to 1979. Then Bishop Dolan lied to and Gaslighted me in 2002 in order to protect the church.

And himself.

This abuse continues, to this very day, in the form of...

While some of my claims are admittedly hard to prove, others aren't because I recorded my last meeting with the Archdiocese of St. Louis...

Just in case.

The Abuse of the Abused

Yes, the Catholic sex abuse scandal was terrible but, at least, it's a thing of the past.

  1. Kids are Safer.
  2. Survivors are Getting Help.

Right?

Wrong.

While kids ARE safer, in too many cases survivors are receiving little to no help.

At best.

I first discussed (some of) what was done to me when I tried to get help from ArchStL in...

...but things haven't gotten any better.

If you'd rather listen to or watch me explain what I mean by "the abuse of the abused," you've got two other options...

And, in case you're wondering whether the Vatican, Rome, and the Pope care what's being done to survivors, I've notified them...

...but they simply don't care.

In Sum

What do I mean when I talk about the abuse of the abused?

  • Failure to Assist Survivors
  • Smear Campaigns
  • Stonewalling
  • Lying
  • Gaslighting
  • Making False Allegations to the Police
  • Exposing Confidential Information

I discuss specific acts of abuse of the abused in detail in a number of pieces.