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The Innocents

Gilbert Bonneau

The Gilbert Bonneau Story According to His Family By William Bonneau 1947 – A set of untimely and tragic events were set into motion by the sudden illness and hospitalization (and later death) of my […]

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The Innocents

Donald Bondick

Donald Bondick was brutally raped, repeatedly, by a Franciscan, “Father” Ted Feely. The Bondick’s family had belonged to St. Anthony of Padua parish within the Rockford Diocese in northern Illinois. Feely was assigned to that […]

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Notable Quotes

Keeping a Lid on the Truth

What does the Vatican do when it wants to hide the truth? Kill the messenger. Last weekend, the Vatican police arrested two individuals who had served on the current pope’s commission to investigate the finances […]

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St Peter Notable Quotes

“There has never been a single instance where the Diocese maintained a clergyman in parish ministry or permitted him access to young people after credible charges were made against him.” – Bishop Thomas Doran of […]