The Stephen Collins Interview

The Stephen Collins Interview

I really didn’t want to watch the Stephen Collins interview with Katie Couric but my wife wanted to so it was inevitable.  As parents we look at the issue of sex offenders somewhat differently.  She would simply have all pedophiles executed.  It’s pretty...

Vatican Job Interview

We’ve all had stressful job interviews.   For some it’s the questions, for others it is the waiting.  And every few years it’s the expectations of a billion people for you to lead them.  It’s currently just over 30 days from when the Vatican...

Does why matter in Sexual Abuse

If you are a clinician there is an actual answer to this.  But if you are a parent, or a victim, the better question is “does why matter in sexual abuse to you?”.  Before I go down this path lets look at a somewhat related example.  Recently, Army Staff...

pedophiles anonymous

With the success of organizations like AA and alanon, why isn’t there a pedophiles anonymous?  Answering this question gets to the heart of the problem of dealing with sex offenders in our society.  People aren’t embarrassed to go to AA.  Maybe initially,...

The Report Is In

A definitive report of over 150 pages by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops basically indicates that sexual abuse by priests is a problem from decades past, and was really a symptom of societal dissent from the Vietnam era.   Also, any associations of priests to...