Reading some of the testimony, it is little wonder actually: After a trial that riveted the nation with its twists and turns, Casey Anthony was found not guilty on Tuesday of murdering her daughter, 2-year-old Caylee Anthony. (here) Let us remember that in this country, you are innocent until proven guilty. She was not proven guilty. People will jump to conclusions, and have. Pray for the family.
My good God – A building that once housed a daycare center and later became a “swingers’ club” in Mineola, Texas turned into a house of horrors for four children who were forced to perform sex acts on others and each other. Shauntel Mayo, 29, the ringleader of this unthinkable abuse, made her three kids (then age 5, 6, and 7) and her own 6-year-old baby sister perform sex acts if they wanted dinner. “The unthinkable,” said Smith County assistant district attorney Joe Murphy. “She had her kids have sex with each other and taught them to masturbate. She
An apologetic Ian Kessinger, 30, of Nitro said stress and drugs led him to hurt his son Benjamin on three separate occassions. The boy was born Dec. 20. “It’s the worst thing I’ve ever done,” Kessinger said on his way to arraignment in Kanawha County Magistrate Court. “If I could take it back, I’d take it back in a heartbeat.” According to a criminal complaint on file in magistrate court, officers went to Women and Children’s Hospital on Tuesday after doctors discovered that the boy had a fractured skull, a broken collarbone and a broken wrist. via Nitro man
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An El Paso high school dance teacher is accused of recording more than 200 videotapes of himself having sex with as many as 70 children, some of whom were elementary school age. (here) I hope that justice is done, but I pray that the families of those destroyed will somehow find peace. Related articles by Zemanta El Paso teacher accused of taping sex with kids (seattletimes.nwsource.com) Cops: H.S. Teacher Had Sex with 70 Kids, on Tape (cbsnews.com)
My wife and I have different classes at church, I for walking around Rome and she for the class which has a book which…. Well, I’ll put it like this. Neither she nor I like to read books like this. Fluffy, and not in the good way, is the best way to describe books like this – BUT she liked it, and she is even worse on fluff than I. So, I picked it up. I liked it. It wasn’t fluff. Coming from spiritual abuse – and many of you are coming from the same thing – this book
Mary MacKillop, who will be canonised as Australia’s first ‘saint’ in October in Rome, was excommunicated by the Roman Catholic Church in 1871. The reason for her excommunication was that she exposed a priest as a pedophile. The ABC’s Compass program says Bishop Laurence Sheil ordered the punishment after MacKillop reported child abuse by Father Keating from the Kapunda parish, north of Adelaide. MacKillop and the Josephite sisters reported the abuse to the vicar-general and disciplinary action was taken against Keating, humiliating him and angering a Father Charles Horan, who was close to Bishop Shiel. Horan is believed to