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Benny the Rat Stalled Pedo Priest Case 
 Says he did it "for the good of the Church" that's he's destroying
Benny the Rat resisted pleas to defrock a California priest with a record of sexually molesting children, 
citing concerns including "the good of the universal church," according to a 1985 letter bearing his signature.

How is promoting child rape good for the Church?

The correspondence, obtained by The Whore AP, is the strongest challenge yet to the Vatican's insistence that Benny 
played no role in blocking the removal of pedophile priests during his years as head of the Catholic's watchdog office.

Benny the Enforcer, in charge of the Enforcer's Office, played no role?
Do you think you're talking to people who believe your bullshit?

The letter, was typed in Latin and signed by Cardinal Benny the Rat and is part of years of correspondence between 
the Diocese of Oakland and the Vatican about the proposed defrocking of the Rev. Stephen Kiesle.

Hey Benny - nice touch, writing the document in a dead language.

The Vatican confirmed Friday that it was The Rat's signature. "The press office doesn't believe it is necessary to respond 
to every single document taken out of context regarding particular legal situations," the Rev. Federico Lombardi said
with a giant f-ing chip on his shoulder..

It's exactly that attitude that's killing your once-respected Church, you morans.

Another spokesman, the Rev. Ciro Benedettini, said with a straight face that the letter showed no attempt at a cover-up. 
"Cardinal Rat didn't cover up the case, but as the letter clearly shows, made clear the need to study the case 
with more attention, taking into account the good of all involved."

Yeah, but where was the concern for the rectums of the children?
You bastards wreck'em.

The diocese recommended removing Kiesle (Rhymes with weasel) from the priesthood in 1981, 
the year The Rat was appointed to head the Vatican office that shared responsibility for disciplining abusive priests.

But the Head Enforcer played no role?
Who's buying this crap?

The case then languished for four fuckingyears at the Vatican before The Rat finally wrote to Oakland Bishop John Cummins. 
It was two more years before The Weasel was removed; during that time he continued to do volunteer work with children through the church.

So, how many little boys did The Weasel rape in that six years of "I don't see a problem here?"

In the November 1985 letter, Ratzinger says the arguments for removing Kiesle are of "grave significance" but added that 
such actions required very careful review and more time. 

Sure, Benny - take all the time you need.
It's just child rape - there's no reason to move things along, right?

He also urged the bishop to provide Kiesle with "as much paternal care as possible" while awaiting the decision.

Benny's concern for the children is touching.

But the future pope also noted that any decision to defrock Kiesle must take into account the "good of the universal church" 
and the "detriment that granting the dispensation can provoke within the community of Christ's faithful, particularly considering 
the young age." Kiesle was 38 at the time.

Why the fuck is he so concerned with the feelings of the rapist?
They put this jackal back with those children for SIX f-ing YEARS while they dragged their feet.
Hey Benny, how'd you like to spend SIX YEARS with a monster who was molesting you?

If YOU, the reader, were molested by a priest, do not succumb to the temptation to burn down a Catholic Church.

Right now they have plenty more churches than they need so your arson will just give them a big insurance check
which they'll use to buy the silence of more child rape victims.

Kiesle had been sentenced in 1978 to three years' probation after pleading no contest to misdemeanor charges 
of lewd conduct for tying up and molesting two young boys in a San Francisco Bay area church rectory.

Are you fucking kidding me?  Benny the Rat sought to keep this violent rapist 
working with children - after he was caught tying up and molesting kids?

As his probation ended in 1981, Kiesle asked to leave the priesthood and the diocese submitted papers to Rome to defrock him.

In his earliest letter to Ratzinger, Cummins warned that returning Kiesle to ministry 
would cause more of a scandal than stripping him of his priestly powers.

"It is my conviction that there would be no scandal if this petition were granted and that as a matter of fact, 
given the nature of the case, there might be greater scandal to the community if Father Kiesle were allowed
to return to the active ministry," Cummins wrote in 1982.

While papers obtained by the Whore AP include only one letter with Ratzinger's signature, correspondence and 
internal memos from the diocese refer to a letter dated Nov. 17, 1981, from the then-cardinal to the bishop. 
Ratzinger was appointed to head the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith a week later.

California church officials wrote to Ratzinger at least three times to check on the status of Kiesle's case 
and Cummins discussed the case with officials during a Vatican visit, according to correspondence. 
At one point, a Vatican official wrote to say the file may have been lost and suggested resubmitting materials.

The dog ate the de-frocking request papers?

Is that the best lie the Vatican can come up with?

Diocese officials considered writing Ratzinger again after they received his 1985 response to impress upon him 
that leaving Kiesle in the ministry would harm the church, Rev. George Mockel wrote in a memo to the Oakland bishop.

"My own reading of this letter is that basically they are going to sit on it until Steve gets quite a bit older," 
the memo said.  "Despite his young age, (38 is young?) the particular and unique circumstances of this case 
would seem to make it a greater scandal if he were not laicized."

As Kiesle's fate was being weighed in Rome, the priest returned to suburban Pinole to volunteer 
as a youth minister at St. Joseph Church, where he had served as associate pastor from 1972 to 1975. 

Kiesle was ultimately stripped of his priestly powers on Feb. 13, 1987, though the documents do not
indicate how or why. They also don't say what role if any Ratzinger had in the decision. 

Kiesle continued to volunteer with children, according to Maurine Behrend, who worked in the Oakland diocese's 
youth ministry office in the 1980s. After learning of his history, Behrend complained to church officials. 
When nothing was done she wrote a letter, which she showed to the AP. 

"Obviously nothing has been done after EIGHT months of repeated notifications," she wrote.
"How are we supposed to have confidence in the system when nothing is done? A simple phone call to the pastor from the bishop is all it would take." 

She eventually confronted Cummins at a confirmation and Kiesle was gone a short time later, Behrend said. 

Kiesle, who married after leaving the priesthood, was arrested and charged in 2002 with 13 counts 
of child molestation from the 1970s. All but two were thrown out after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down 
as unconstitutional a California law extending the statute of limitations. 

He pleaded no contest in 2004 to a felony for molesting a young girl in his Truckee home in 1995 
and was sentenced to six years in state prison. 

Kiesle, now 63 and a registered sex offender, lives in a Walnut Creek gated community, according to his address 
listed on the Megan's Law sex registry. A Whore AP reporter was turned away when attempting to reach him for comment. 

More than a half-dozen victims reached a settlement in 2005 with the Oakland diocese 
alleging Kiesle had molested them as young children. 

So, you Catholics in Oakland who've been giving money to the Church - how stupid
do you feel knowing you were financing some sick bastard's rape spree?

"He admitted molesting many children and bragged that he was the Pied Piper and said he tried to molest 
every child that sat on his lap," said Lewis VanBlois, an attorney for six Kiesle victims who interviewed the 
former priest in prison. "When asked how many children he had molested over the years, he said 'tons.'

Cummins, 82 and now retired, initially told the AP he did not recall writing to Ratzinger about Kiesle, 
but he remembered when shown the letter with his signature on Friday. He said things had changed over the past quarter century. 

"When he (Ratzinger) took over I think he was following what was the practice of the time, that Pope John Paul
was slowing these things down. You didn't just walk out of the priesthood then," Cummins said. 

"These things were slow and their idea of thoroughness was a little more than ours. 
We were in a situation that was hands-on, with personal reaction." 

Documents obtained by the Whore AP last week revealed similar instances of Vatican stalling in cases involving two Arizona clergy. 

In one case, Benny the Rat took over the abuse case of the Rev. Michael Teta of Tucson, Ariz., then let it languish 
at the Vatican for years despite repeated pleas from the bishop for the man to be removed from the priesthood. 

In the second, the bishop called Msgr. Robert Trupia a "major risk factor" in a letter to Ratzinger. 
There is no indication in those files that Ratzinger responded. 

The Vatican has called the accusations "absolutely groundless" and said the facts were being misrepresented. 

There you go - stay on that course of denial and "you can't prove a thing."
By being defiant now, Benny, you're throwing away any chance to say, 
"Things were different back then and perhaps mistakes were made."

You're going "All in" Benny - are you really that skillful of a gambler?

If I, personally, was trying to bring down the Catholic Church,
I couldn't do as good a job as Benny the Rat is doing today.

I knew this bum was no good the first time I laid eyes on him.
After campaigning for years to get the job, he lied his ass off, saying,
"I didn't weant this job. I prayed to God that he give it to someone else."

Benny, I think you're going to be the first former Pope in almsot 500 years.
If not, people will talk about "the former Catholic Church" because you will have killed it.

Original Story  in case you think I made any of this up.

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