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One of the more disturbing aspects of my experience of trying to make people within the Catholic Church aware of the treatment of survivors and the very much on-going...
...is how many Catholic priests, bishops, journalists, and laypeople have blocked me on Twitter.
I understand the sentiment.
But ignoring the problem won't make it go away.
Much less fix it.
Rather, it will only make things worse.
People may think they are PROTECTING the church but, instead, what they are doing is ENABLING it.
One example of a Catholic priest -- and a member of the hierarchy -- is Fr. @ohfallon.
What was Fr. Fallon's response to that tweet?
He blocked me.
Other examples of Catholic priests and bishops who have blocked me include...