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HAS EAMON MARTIN BEEN AIDING AND ABETTING RYAN MC ALEER?

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Ryan M. Aleer is a doctoral researcher at the Faculty of Theology and Religious Studies, KU Leuven, and a member of the Research Unit Systematic Theology and Study of Religion.

His previous studies include a Bachelor (double honours) in History and Philosophy from Maynooth University, Ireland, in 2008, and a Bachelor of Sacred Theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome, in 2011. After several years working as the Diocesan Advisor for Religious (Primary) Education in the Archdiocese of Armagh (Ireland), he obtained a Research Master: Master of Advanced Studies in Theology and Religion with a major in Systematic Theology, as well as a Licentiate of Sacred Theology, at KU Leuven in 2021. He has just completed a Master of Education at Queen’s University, Belfast (2022).

His doctoral research, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Lieven Boeve and Prof. Dr. Didier Pollefeyt, explores the systematic theological foundations of the Catholic Dialogue School. A study of the dialogical philosophies of Emmanuel Lévinas and Martin Buber will help the project propose a rich concept of dialogue with which to understand divine revelation. This, in turn, hopes to provide the systematic theological underpinnings for a vision of the Catholic Dialogue School in the post-secular, post-Christian, and post-conflict context of Northern Ireland.

He is a member of the European Society for Catholic Theology, the European Academy of Religion.

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I have had direct contact with young men who claim that they have been sexually assaulted by Ryan Mc Aleer!

I know for a fact that EamonMartin has personally some of these victims.

I know for a fact that the Armagh Safeguarding Officer, Aidan Gordan.

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One of those victims has told me personally that Eamon Martin said HE BELIEVED HIM!

After one incident a young man was left with serious human bite marks on his body!

One young male victim made a formal complaint to the PSNI and that complaint was vestigated – resulting in the situation where it was the victim’s word against the word of the alleged perpetrator.

Since ordination in 2012 Ryan Mc Aleer has been the blue eyed boy and given pleasant and cushy appointments.

He has been the favourite of first Brady and now E Martin.

As we saw above:

After several years working as the Diocesan Advisor for Religious (Primary) Education in the Archdiocese of Armagh (Ireland), he obtained a Research Master: Master of Advanced Studies in Theology and Religion with a major in Systematic Theology, as well as a Licentiate of Sacred Theology, at KU Leuven in 2021. He has just completed a Master of Education at Queen’s University, Belfast (2022).

Mc Aleer has been a priest for 10 years. And for most of that time he has been hanging around schools and doing further studies – all paid for by Eamon Martin.

He has also been supported and lionised by the local GAA.

Living in the Dungannon are he has earned a reputation for his heavy drinking and associated with the use of other substances.

He has laughed in the faces of people who have told him that Karma will catch up with him.

On who or where will EAMON MARTIN now impose him

BRADY met his Waterloo over his disgraceful interviewing of the little boys abused by BRENDAN SMITH.

Will RYAN MC ALEER be EAMON MARTIN’S Waterloo?

Shame on Ryan Mc Aleer.

A double shame on EAMON MARTIN.

262 replies on “HAS EAMON MARTIN BEEN AIDING AND ABETTING RYAN MC ALEER?”

The new evidence alleges that Fr Niall Molloy was in a relationship with Mrs Flynn.

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11.17 what a horrible legacy also for the Flynn’s children, regrettable their parents became so involved with yet another priest determined to have his bread buttered on both sides. No winners in these situations. Tragic for all involved.

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They had been friends with over 30 years and had business interests together..I don’t understand how a judge who was a friend of the families could preside over the case

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10.17 it worked didn’t it, Fr Molloys life shortened decades before his time & no one will ever serve a sentence for it. Nice result for the privileged classes & their pals. It’s not WHAT you know but WHO you know.

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It’s been the case in Ireland for years..I have seen it with my own gaa club here in limerick in the 80 s if your parents weren’t someone important you would sit on the bench no matter how talented you were

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But sure 11.02, isn’t a priest, especially in Catholic Ireland, part of the privileged class?

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Bishop Pat,
I seem to recall Sir, that a good few months ago, perhaps even years ago, you proclaimed that for the victim’s sake you would never let this Ryan McAleer story go. I salute you, Sir. Mr McAleer/Fr McAleer/Dr McAleer. Call himself what he likes, you cannot polish a …

With Ryan’s membership of such professional bodies, and an obvious desire to venture into academia, should we assume KU Leuven, Leuven GAA, the Loyola Institute and EuARe are all unaware of his illegal sexual offences?

If so, I will personally inform them. As a member of Armagh diocese, I firstly urge the people to stop funding parasites. There will inevitably be the McAleer Mafia; the inbred Rock/Slatequarry/Pomeroy brigade. Let them have their say. I, like you Pat, support his victim. The victim in Maynooth. The victim he left in a psychiatric unit. This victim you refer to. Frankly, his KU Leuven CV is only half written.

Pat, we can all see that Ryan is running out of road.

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The bottom line is that it’s a Mafia, if they not doing something wrong, they are protecting via whatever means necessary the interests of the RCC as scandal doesn’t fill their bank accounts & there’s always the unthinkable risk it might empty some RCC bank accounts & that won’t do, now will it…..

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I wouldn’t take much note from the Rock GAA Pat. They’d idolise a bucket that crowd. More brains in a false face.

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10.49 you can bet your sweet bipee he’s not on a pay as you go meter for the lecky this winter. Brrrr

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12.21 of course we are. Fr Ryan McAleer is one of our own. This blog is full of priest haters. Shame on you all.
Ryan is very popular and well liked wherever he goes. Get over it and move on.

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He has done well for himself. No denying that. Destined for big things outside the Church. Fair play to him for carving a new life!

He is well regarded – down to earth and relatable. If only there were more like him.

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I have lived in Dungannon all of my live. I can only speak about what has been said in the parish. The identity of the person who started these rumours in the original is widely known and it has been discredited. If there is some bit of evidence to back all of this up people might take notice but it seems to be rumour and rumour and not much else. We parishioners can only going on what we know. We have found him to be genuine and that is the truth of the story.

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8:15pm I think you speak sense. If Pat is the only (social) media forum making these claims we do need to question its truth. If complainants are not willing to go to the PSNI (and if they are but the case is not taken on) we have to question the morality of repeating such claims. If these claims were taken to the PSNI why has no action been taken years later? What has happened to ‘innocent until proven guilty’.
I am no fan of priests generally, including McAleer, who I do think comes across arrogant, but I think we need to be careful repeating claims that are being made on a gossip blog. If these claims had been authenticated I would think we’d have heard about it from other sources. Why was this priest not stood aside like others (Coyle, McCann and others)?
What is to stop people making allegations about anyone else via this blog and them being printed as truth?
Whatever ‘evidence’ you have seen Pat, to make you feel it appropriate to publish these allegations, it mustn’t stand up in a court of law or action would have been taken? I would like to hear if the case is otherwise.
Agree or disagree with me but trial by social media is dangerous.

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I thought I was the only one to notice that. My son started St Joseph’s Donaghmore there in September; I was on the school prospectus online a few months ago and couldn’t believe what was there. The school has developed links with these universities outside of Donaghmore:
– St Mary’s University College Belfast
– St Patrick’s College Maynooth
– KU Leuven in Belgium
Then I clicked – Fr Ryan McAleer is involved with each of these institutions too, especially Belgium. Why is his interests so aligned with this school?
Bishop Pat, does the Principal/management of St Joseph’s Grammar Donaghmore know what is under their noses? And why are teachers facilitating links with institutions where people like Fr Ryan McAleer exist.
Perhaps an open letter to Donaghmore Convent might address the issue?

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More effective to have the Garda vetting reviewed on all staff including teachers & boards of management in all schools aiding and abetting the likes of Fr Ryan McAleer and his cronies and cover up merchants. Also contact the Irish Teaching Council & UK equivalent, all teachers requires a current clean licence number to operate as a teacher. They are employing “yes” men & women who aid & abet the likes of McAleer,

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1.21 no surprise to note the involvement of Maynooth and St Mary’s. Confidentiality Guaranteed whatever the weather. 😒

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Fr Ryan McAleer told one of those victims to go home and w*nk it out of their heads. He was busy this year at religious conferences in Trinity College Dublin and Bologna, Italy.
Quite the role model 😬

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Bishop Pat, is anyone looking into the practice Aidan Gordon? Is he covering this up? Surely he must be aware of Ryan McAleer and his sexcapades.

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There is clearly something dodgy about McAleer. If what + Pat says is true, his bishop is aware of his behaviour, which by any measure is not the behaviour of a priest vowed to chastity and celibacy. Some of his behaviour has been the subject of police investigation. Something is not right here. I take it that his penchant is for young men, perhaps not those under the age of consent, but also perhaps by coercive means. His posting to Leuven may be a way of getting him out of the way for a while, but this problem will have to come home again and will continue to cause problems. I would suggest that the time has come for + Martin to take some definitive action and move this man out of ministry and put him under some very strict restrictions of prayer and penance, with perhaps a bit of academic study and work, although without contact with students. Or to cut him loose completely and make him make his own way. + Martin knows too much, has done too little, and by any judgement has been lax and careless in his management of this man. Which means that he has continued to put young men at danger by allowing this man to continue in an elevated and respected position with protection from on high. Not good. A disaster in the waiting which will soon blow up under + Martin’s arse.

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7:20 the Belgian police might be less disposed toward the church if reported there.

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Oh, if he’s there long enough it will only be a matter of time ! More importantly, his bishop and the safeguarding people in his diocese should be looking at him very closely and deciding what to do. At the moment they seem to just be taking the path go least resistance and largely ignoring what is being reported and giving him the huge benefit of the doubt. This man is a time bomb waiting to go off, and they are going to find themselves in big trouble because of him. I would also suggest that, given his predilections, there is a danger to young men around him being sexually manipulated and even assaulted. That should set all kinds of alarm bells ringing, which you, + Pat, are trying to do. They, too, know about this and are being criminally careless in their oversight. They like to claim that they have responsibility and authority. Well, now is the time for them to use it.

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8:57 the allegations and investigations that took place in Ireland were not disclosed when Fr Ryan McAleer entered Belgium. Students at Irish Universities have to undergo Garda vetting prior to admittance so don’t understand how he allegedly circumvented this at Trinity College Dublin. Friends in high places???

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Giselle 8:57
I think you have perhaps hit the nail on the head. How have these allegations not been picked up by vetting. Maybe the reason for this is that they are just that, allegations. There cannot have been a police investigation at any point over the last 2/3 years or McAleer would not have been allowed to leave the country and take up residence elsewhere. I would think that explains why these allegations have not be reported anywhere else but on this blog.
What do you think, Bishop Pat? I would like to hear how you think this has been allowed to happen/why these allegations are not in the mainstream public domain. You are probably best placed to answer this given you have the facts to hand.

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I hate to break it to you, but priests whose behaviour is not disposed towards celibacy and have been investigated by the police, have been routinely protected and facilitated by bishops. All this indicate is that it’s continuing.
The only difference is the target is reportedly adults, not children.

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What lay person in their right mind would take on this role when it’s clear that nothing has changed from the top down. Whether paid or voluntary they consistently come out on the side of the Church so are not to be trusted. They gain the confidence of the victim to garner information to prepare a defence for the church against the victim.

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A characteristic of cults is that they are perpetually in conflict with the wider society. It naturally follows that a member of a cult would think the cult knows better about safeguarding and would expect to be protected if the shit hits the fan. If the feared outside world comes for them cult members will drink the Kool aid.
Does this answer why anyone would do safeguarding in the RC church?
Actually it would be really strange on your first day, finding all the empty shelves of shredded records.

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What’s the story on the new bishop for East Anglia?
He’s been made a bishop there’s always a back story!!

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Safe, anodyne, boring, and with a marvellous set of false teeth. What more do you want ? He’s going to spend his days driving around the endless expanses of East Anglia where they have webbed feet and three nostrils. Poor man. He is to be pitied more than congratulated.

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You say it correctly, “he’s been made a bishop”. Parachuted in from the other side of the country, another diocese and another country (Wales). With, I would suggest, no thought to what the good people of East Anglia might want. What arrogance. It would be good if people stood up and said, as I think they did in Switzerland once, that they did not want this bishop foisted on them. Mind you, Frankie faced down a similar situation in Nigeria and forced a bishop of a diocese, and then to make matters worse and to rub noses in it, he made him a cardinal recently ! The whole bishops etc appointment system is just incestuous and manipulative, allowing whoever is in control to appoint more of their own, irrespective what the faithful think or want. We’ve had a bit the same with the Wooden Truss imposed on us, but at least we will get a chance to vote her out in a while. That’s not the case with bishops we have imposed on us from on high. We are stuck with them, good or bad.

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9:17am. I think you’d be happier in the Congregationalists or the URC. Have you tried them? The Lord loves a cheerful giver. Better to be a happy and contented Protestant than an unhappy and malcontented Catholic.

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And 9:17 you would at least get welcomed and Christian charity, which you won’t from 9:26. He’s got his eyes on a hat in Gamarelli for sure.

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Gamarelli is expensive. Mancinelli on the Borgo Pio is much more reasonable and good quality. They also offer on line shopping.

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By the way, talking of bishops, where’s Kieran Conry these days ? Driving a Tesco delivery van ? Hell hath no fury like + Elsie when she’s been crossed, and I suspect that Kieran will have been cast aside.

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Leuven University is in Top 100 World University rankings across all research disciplines. Only the very best for the likes of Fr Ryan McAleer and to hell with his victims tossed aside like yesterday’s crisp packet by the Bishop and his teams of safeguarding “experts”!

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Mes Donnelly probably doesnt know that those connections are being made. I would imagine she would be uneasy with it.

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Why do we need a priest as Diocesan Advisor for RE, in the Archdiocese of Armagh, particularly one who has never been a teacher? Were no qualified lay people available? Enough with these desk priest jobs.

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9:17 Parish Dodgers, but then who wants to be stuck in the quagmire of legacy politics in parishes if it can be avoided.

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A Sticky beak dangerous and extremely damaging priest with an overflowing closet…….

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Today’s blog is important and I do not seek to distract attention from it. Yesterday, however, a new Bishop of East Anglia was appointed. Notice of the appointment was found on the Italian language edition of the Vatican Daily Bulletin. It is very likely that many readers do not read the bulletin or read Italian, which is more than unfortunate. Being fluent in Italian, I was able to read and translate the news, placing a message on this blog. Nobody commented about such exciting news for many Catholics in East Anghlia and beyond. That was rather shocking.
Unusually, the appointee is from Cardiff. It is rare for a Welshman to be elevated to the English episcopate. My contacts tell me this is an excellent appointment and one to watch as Archdiocesan appointments become available. Just about every commentator on here, speculating about the vacancy, was wrong, plain wrong. I was able to break the good news and, indeed, was forunate to have early word about it appearing in Italian. I am sorry to say that speculation about episcopal appointments are a sign of mischief making and error. Wait for a sign from someone with good connections to the Nuncio and, frankly, keep silence if you do not.

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Hilarious, I can see Bishop Dick Emery pottering around the Fens in his Ford Anglia, going from one dark and dank church to another.

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@10.31 I can only say that the comments about this important appointment have been in bad taste, amounting to a lack of respect. Canon Collins’s elevation to the episcopate is simply good news. Nothing more, nothing less. I decry what as been said in response to my announcement. Shame on you.

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@1.23 pm. Get over yourself. The new bishop of East Anglia even sounds like the Dick Emery vicar character. In this video he talks about Smokey wanting to get in on the action!

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Seriously it took them two years to find him? He is going to send a lot of people to sleep with his sermons.

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Dear heavens. That video is designed for Year 6 (ie 10-11 year olds). It does feel very Dick Emery. That clip was hilarious.

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9.43
You were knowledgeable after the event. Despite your boastful piece to the contrary, it’s a certainty you knew nothing about it beforehand.

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10.17 it’s a free world, he can be as wild as he likes when he’s not faked up in his priesty gear with the RCC feathering his nest & his cushy lifestyle courtesy of the sheep. Fr Ryan McAleer is a fraud and is dangerous given the allegations recorded here and elsewhere. Reflects badly on Roman Catholic schools & universities worldwide. The Catholic education system appears to provide sanctuary for abusive clergy.

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Translation:
‘We will continue to be forced to acknowledge local abuse until forced to acknowledge that it is international, in fact universal, because we don’t want to admit that abuse and sexual misconduct is what the church is actually about and the religion bit is just a cover and way to get stooges to give money.’

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Paddy and a woman start kissing passionately on the sofa.
After a while she whispers…
“Let’s take this upstairs.”
Paddy says, “Ok, you grab one end and I’ll get the other!”

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Why are they not using Pope Benedict’s administrative procedure to clear the decks? Presumably, these men are still a mortgage on the church until they are cut loose.

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@ 11:21am
Patsy, how is this possible? What is wrong with this useless Hierarchy that none of these degenerates have been dismissed, they truly are the scandal of Christendom.

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@11.21 am

Oh the very mention of Bill Mulvihill . I just hope no one else has been taken in by him.

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There is Radio Silence from Bill. Let’s wish him well and pray for him.

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Bishops have their fav eye candy been like that forever.

Hume liked pretty public school types
Elsie has his newly ordained LGBT fella!!
Stock likes them but older – his fav keeps banging on about deceased partner from civil union.
Ratzinger has George – Gorgeous
Nursie has private sec – been with him 14 years.
Martin has RM!
Predictable and boring – droit de signeur!

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Nursie’s private sec Martin is as dull as ditchwater. Looks 20 years older than he is, all bent in that pious servile way. What fun they could have along with Sr Luke stretches the imagination. Oh yes, Nurse has his own nun too. He’s not going to be outdone by Elsie ! Anyhow, they are welcome to it. Who the f**k would want that life ? Elsie’s newly ordained LGBTQ fella is Ballsanara, I take it ? I saw the crowd at his first mass, and boy were they the gay boys of Westminster and beyond. All coiffed and manicured and done out in nice suits and high collars. Quaffing white wine. And admiring the ethnic tinted altar boys. Quite a show. How is he getting on in Rome at the VEC ? I’m sure he’s the hot young thing about the Via di Monserrato. Ah, it used to be me all those decades ago. Not that I’m bitter at having been surpassed. I’m rather having fun myself these days and enjoying it. La dolce vita, and all that sort of stuff. And, no, I am not Mervyn ! He was never as pretty as me, I assure you !

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Mervyn we know it’s you. Are you still wearing your white sports socks? Though it could be Matus? He was a goer in his younger days. His hips gave out early though.

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Alex is a curate in Holy Rood, Watford, which must sicken him. He surely felt entitled to a plum parish in central London. He will feel the five year itch soon. Five years is all we can expect from young priests nowadays. They do their growing up and coming out, post-ordination, and then they are on their way.

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@1:42 – Alex is in Watford !? Miserable Watford ? Poor lad. It’s a half hour to forty minutes in to central London to meet up with his mates and frequent favourite haunts. + Elsie does have a sense of humour ! I’m sure he won’t hang about in Watford for long. Certainly not for 5 years. A good looking boy like that will have options. And, I suspect he will. cash in those options in pretty short order. I’ve seen it all before. Maybe + Elsie understand this and wants to get some proper work out of him at the coalface before all that happens, rather than letting him just swan around, wine and dine in the posher bits of London.

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As in Nursie from the Blackadder series about court of Liz 1. The present day Nursie is a dear, however quite ineffectual. His diocese is going down the tubes, losing money hand over fist, mostly ministered to these days by priests from the Indian subcontinent, still some others from Poland, but really struggling with manpower. He’s got a whole swathe of priests of reasonably active age either in prison, MIA (Eddie Clare, Joh Gilbert) or early retired – even some who have just upped sticks and headed back to Ireland because they are so pissed off. He leaves the dirty work to a few hatchet men, like his VG. His cathedral is on life support with hardly anything going on there headed up by a lazy dean. Nursie seems to be comfortable in his own little bubble of his nun and his secretary, only venturing out to do the odd confirmation. The place is going to implode pretty soon. He’s definitely not the man who will be heading down to Westminster when Vin finally shuffles off to retirement or his heavenly reward. And, looking at what they’ve just appointed to East Anglia ( I know, it is a backwater !) after a two year search, does not give much confidence as to the quality of the gene pool amongst English (or Welsh !) clergy. And don’t put too much store on the next generation of golden boys, like Ballsanella, who will head off when it is convenient for them to pastures green or in to the sweaty embrace of some gay beau. My own guess is that they will bring back Paul Gallagher from Rome to succeed Elsie and head things up. Once he’s finished kowtowing to the Chinese. It’s a sorry state of affairs. And you think you’ve got problems in Ireland !

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+ Campbell has returned to his order, in London somewhere. I think he spends his time wandering around the country, and further, doing the old high church stuff and taking the opportunity to dress up. He’s probably coming up to 80 by now, so will be taking it easy. Poor guy, he’s probably having to share communal showers and toilets with his confreres, and living in grime and chaos. Mind you, there will be gin on tap. Always is in those places.

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Fr Ryan McAleer is enjoying the privilege rewarded for “keeping his mouth shut” about what allegedly happened to him in seminary. That’s how it works, Folks! Loose lips sink ships for both parties!
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And they all went down together etc., etc., 🚢 🚢

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Ryan’s hipster beard and gay quiff are sure signs of how he’s reinvented himself and made himself hotter since he came out. Did he use to wear glasses?

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Drink is very ageing. The latest Tory groper, the Belfast-born Catholic MP, Conor Burns, reportedly is a heavy drinker and he looks much older than his age. One of the untalked about features of gay life is the propensity towards heavy drinking, which we should talk about more openly. It is endemic in our community.

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Ryan is no oil painting.
If he was a chocolate bar he would eat himself.
Most arrogant twat I ever met.
Great actor though. Very convincing. Cant hide the gay though.

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I don’t understand why the church pays out big money to educate these men. Why do they need PhD in religion or go to lueven or even abroad at all. What is wrong with our fine university of Maynooth. Why are the bishops sending guys to Spain and Rome? This costs lots of money. What we need in Ireland is more men to be curates and parish priest. Men with a basic grounding in religion nothing spectacular, men of God and of prayer. Simple priests going around doing there parochial duties. We don’t need PhD or professors, enough of them in Rome!

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6.19 Bishops hope that what happens in European seminaries stays there & that the sheep back home who are paying for these foreign and unnecessary educational jaunts don’t hear about it so remain coughing up the dish to pay for it all.

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Drugs are everywhere and not just the underprivelaged people or areas , respectable members of communities, not just priests are dabbling. Seen and been in plenty of it. Haven’t taken drugs for years, since I was young experimenting , every second person I know is at it…

Now valume is easily accessible for the younger generation on the streets, where as I never saw any valume growing up , or parties. who are abusing them to the high horse, and going demented. Lost some good friends along the way from it. If not from drink. It is a problem.

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Pat Buckley you advised people to withdraw money/funds to Catholic parisnes and the dioceses. Does that include Creeslough parish and Raphoe diocese?

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4.14: So Pat, you want communities like Creeslough to be without their Church, without heating, without a place to pray together, to gather, to be a Eucharistic community in Christ? You’d desire for this lovely community if faith filled people to have no GOD’S HOUSE? You’d obviously want their wonderfully ind, compassionate and Christ like pastor to be without a home? Telling parishioners not to financily support their church and priest!! Yet, we don’t see you in the roadside!! There’s something askew with your heart and mubd, if one day, you’re lauding the good pastors – of which there are many – and today you’re telling peoole to shit on them!! You’re some cowboy Buckley! Some cowboy and a class act hypocrite . As you are your butter jealously and vengeance are like daemons causing you to lose your spiritual and moral perspectives. God help you! Pat, you could learn much from the Creeslough community and Fr. John Duffy and other clerics this past week. They have been wonderful, in a way you’d be incapable of.

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5:25 Are you telling us you wouldn’t welcome your wonderful Eucharistic community of faith into your own home and supply the altar supplies for the occasion?
Whoever is making this wonderful community, it ain’t you. 🤣

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@4:14pm

I actually agree with you Patsy, did you ever see such a horrible excuse for a church. Don’t give them a penny until they start building something that looks like a Catholic Church

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https://www.irishtimes.com/news/time-to-answer-the-call-1.488176
One went to be a deacon and disappeared.
One went to be a priest and left because his bishop wanted to move him to a new parish (it was his first move…)
The other is Ryan, at 18, attracted to “the novelty of being a priest”, his vocation was “questioned” by “some” ever before going to Maynooth (and appears to still be under question).
My big question however is; if you have an investigation that comes down to one person’s word against the other… do you take the risk of placing the accused into a school setting where he has substantially increased absence to vulnerable children or do you follow due diligence and place him into a setting that can reduce the risk – such as placing Ryan into an army or prison chaplaincy post? If he tried it in the Army or Prison Ryan may just meet his own waterloo… So big question number 2, why is Eamon’s judgement so compromised with Ryan?

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Yes and clergy are well aware of you holy goat (as you call yourself) disgruntled, getting old bitter and sad. You have your own secrets don’t forget.

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3.43
Very defensive. Why? Was a nerve struck by HG? A truth (or truths) exposed by him about Eamon Martin, and other clerics, present or former?
Pat, the answer to the blogs’ question seems obvious: yes, Eamon Martin is indeed abetting Ryan McAleer. Who else is wealthy enough to pick up the tab for all those self-adorning junkets into academe?

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@3.43
You sound like a horoscope. Everybody has secrets. But what you really mean to expose is that “clergy” (as you say) “are well aware” (keep tabs on people).
So why don’t you admit that it is you with the secret circle, discussing other people and their “secrets”. I have been charged with nothing. My adherence to vows has never been questioned. My genuine friendships within clerical circles has never been found wanting.
So I make a comment based on fact, quotes etc and you attack with horoscope horrors. Did you pass the philosophy exams?

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Your constant reminder at 3:43 that the cult will threaten and intimidate anyone who they see as threatening them.
Incidentally the tactic of making out someone has secrets is a common and particularly nasty blackmail trick, so it’s not surprising to see the cult using it.
It’s also dangerous. In the 1965 film I Saw What You Did, two teenage girls prank call strangers saying exactly that and in no time it escalates to murder.
But then the cultists don’t care about human life.

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Excellent points. Ask the teacher in St Joseph’s Grammar School Donaghmore why he is making their students accessible to Ryan McAleer…

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“Our school has developed links to KU Leuven” so as to encounter academics’ knowledge in specific fields.

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Goat at 4:26
Unless it’s a female prison or regiment, judging by this blog I would guess the bishops are running out of prisons in which to place their wayward priests.

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Goat at 4:47, you suggested very reasonably that priests like Ryan would be better placed in prison or army chaplaincy, and I meant that the number of priests in that position would likely outnumber the available roles. 😜

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@9.12
Ah yes. More candidates than roles. But I am sure if the worst were put there and tried something they would get put in line quickly

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Is it possible the Leuven qualifications (MA and STL) are two for the price of one like the BA and BPhil, or the MA and LPh of Maynooth?

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I have been in touch with one victim.

Yes. A victim statement would be of great interest to me.

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Education to PhD level and a fancy lifestyle in Europe are the carrots being offered by The Irish Roman Catholic to Irish entrants for the priesthood these days it seems. Mark Nestor of Killaloe recently departed for a Spanish seminary being one example.

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Great pic of Cardinal Brady and acolytes. Fr Ryan has grandm’s lace on his alb and is wearing cuff links. Is he a fan of TLM? Does he have enough Latin?

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@ 7:36pm
Thanks be to God, there is something good about him Patsy. Nothing wrong with some nice lace, it could be worse he might have used the dreaded polyester.

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REPLY TO 5 25
Your comment reminds me of the words of Kipling
“You can bear to hear the truth you’ve spoken
Twisted by knaves”.
I wish the people of Cresslough and especially the bereaved all the possible comfort they couldu have just now and in the future.
I know nothing of Fr Duffy’s private life and take him at face value and laud him for what he is trying to do this week.
Cresslough is a micro community.
I was talking of the macro corrupt institution which is the RCC. It needs to be a solutely starved of funding and adherents.
The only way to kill a serpent is to cut off its head.
I will leave it to those to whom I have ministered for 46 years to judge whether or not I am capable of doing what Raphoe clerics have done this week.
By the way, there are Raphoe clerics who put their Willie’s in each other and attend the Boilerhouse.
One of the most notorious Irish priest paedophiles was Greene of Raphoe.
An here is you this evening trying to use the Cresslough tragedy to cover up abuse, cover up and all clerical misbehaviour in Raphoe!
You want to use the Cresslough tragedy as a fig leaf for Raphoe clergy.
Get back to your Sanhedrin meeting.

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That’s a classic way of avoiding (or not being able to face) the problem. Another example would be only looking at the small picture and making out a particular abusive priest is just an isolated incident and failing to see the whole picture.
Fr Daniel Doherty who was our parish priest in the archdiocese of Birmingham for no apparent reason until the police came for him, was also a Raphoe priest.

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6.51: Pat I’m sure you’re quite capable of being kindly pastoral in all situations of loss. I think though you set yourself up as the model to emulate, that you too hastily judge other clerics by your standards. Surely Christ is the model, not you. You have appropriated a godly status to your promulgations. Be kind to the many good, genuine guys out in parishes, striving away, where you don’t work!

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10.43pm: Sorry to disappoint you “anonymousse”: I ain’t a cover up merchant. Pitch your mantras elsewhere or more preferably, try to seem intelligent and educated. 😁😁😁😁😁🤔🙂🤤🤤😳😳🤡🤡🤡…

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Somebody should send a letter to Cardinal José Tolentino Calaça de Mendonça at Culture and Education. Is McAleer still in active ministry? If not, why is he a staff member at a Catholic University, and is he aware of these serious allegations of sexual abuse of young male adults?

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8.20pm And there you have it……
Fr Ryan McAleer and all the other Fr McAleers in Ireland appear to have the Archbishop & the Bishops over a barrel. Thieves can’t afford to fall out. Birds of a feather……..

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Ryan McAleer – lots of impressionable young men with an effeminate leanings for Ryan to counsel 🤭

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Bishop Pat,
See below a link to a booklet by Catholic Schools Trustee Service on Relationship and Sexuality Guidance. Fr Ryan McAleer listed as member of Steering Committee. Published in 2021 – whilst he was absent from ministry due to investigation of inappropriate behaviours.

Click to access RSE-Guidance-Booklet-Primary.pdf

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9.08 wouldn’t trust Fr McAleer to steer a donkey & cart. When but when will International law enforcement charge the RCC with “deliberate & premeditated endangerment”. Enough is enough.

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Fr Ryan McAleer’s most famous line on Grindr:

“I’d enjoy b***ing you over and f**king you until I c*m over you”.

Forests were a favourite.

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Serious? Primary Education advisor ladies and gentlemen. Eamon Martin fancies Ryan McAleer. No doubt. Anyone else would be gone.

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10.26: A good comment. Most priests generally will do their utmost best, spiritually and pastorally, to respond caringly to bereaved families and to tragedies in communities. I’ve had a number of tragic moments over 40 years and as a priest you only see the loss, the grief, the devastation and pain. You don’t question the “faith” but accompany people where they are at. The kind, caring humanity and empathy of the priest is what matters. The church will be the place where most people – for now- will want their remembrance mass or prayer service to take place. We still have much to offer through our sacred, Christian rituals. But the scene is changing as people are now freer to opt for non religious services. I think there is huge expectation on priests today to always be “the best” you can be or should be. We are not superhuman. I don’t buy into the cliched argument that “life could be worse for you”. Yes, it can and could be. However, despite the depth of my faith and my efforts to respond differently to each funeral it is very difficult at times to feel inspired, prayerful, kind and sensitive. To be a truly pastoral priest (in the best sense) requires deep inner trust in God, a conviction that there is meaning to what I’m doing. It requires that I put as much caring preparation into each funeral mass. It is not an easy task. It is possible to simply go through the ritual without any emotion or feeling and just spoof through. If I ever reach this stage I think I’d give up! A priest can easily go through all liturgical moments and yet not have a faith of any depth. What disturbs me most is precisely what you said – the days when you know you cannot believe the words of the Requiem Mass or make them come alive..and moreso when no one sitting in front of you utters a response and in your 4th funeral in one week, as I’ve had many times. After 40 years I have often contemplated going to a desert poustinua to “find” God and myself…I admire the priests who, when confronted with the “burden” of belief or unbelief, decide to leave priesthood. There is a case to argue that too much liturgical/religious language can be very overwhelming. Oh to be a poet of great imagination!

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Two good priests John Joe Duffy and Brian O Fearraigh stepped up to the plate and ‘fronted’ everything. When a community is traumatised like this, the local priest is one of the few, able and equipped, to respond,at short notice, regardless of any actual beliefs of any of the deceased. Tradition is very strong especially in an area like this in Donegal / Raphoe.. it is a familar ritual in a familiar place for communities to cling to… one of the more admirable roles assumed by Irish RCC. But this too will pass. Generations of drift from the Church, will wash even this away.. I dreaded these kinds of days as a priest, as all the platitudes of requiem become harder to mouth, with each passing funeral. Slowly but surely priests and people say the words but no longer believe them anymore..as has been commented here by you Bishop Pat and others, the Church is a business not a faith organisation. Frs Brian and John Joe will soon get back to the day job .. counting money.. dealing in property, controlling schools. John Joe was schooled by a master. Pat The Cope Gallagher.. ex FF TD, minister and MEP. As for me.. ‘I struck the board and cried no more I willl abroad’ now I happily join the ranks of the happily ex priests/ functioning atheists.. the silent majority of current and ex Irish padres..

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12:33 The only person who knows everywhere Ryan has been in his life is Ryan ergo you’re commenting about the blog about you, Ryan.
Or are you meaning to transmit what *somebody* has told you and cast doubt on other people’s veracity?

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No doubt the Pope knows about McAleer, the scene is active in Rome as we know from the McGinn & McAleer saga.

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Have you noticed that Fr. Ryan McAleer looks like Fr. Ciaran O’Connell? Same quiff, big forehead and beard. It’s like a modern version of the “clone” look from the 70’s/80’s.

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Has Mrs Donnelly or SLT in St Joseph’s Grammar School near Donaghmore been made aware of this priest’s closeness to their RE department?

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That school’s chaplain, Fr David Moore, is nothing but a troublemaker. He loves staff drama. He knows all about Ryan McAleer. Cover-up merchant too.

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I’ve heard all about Pomeroy’s David Moore PP. Covorting around with Fr Sean MacCartan like two oul boyfriends. Fr Moore is more akin to bubblebaths, jacuzzis and talking about gorgeous curtains and strong men, coupled with blethering about his fondness for young men, priests, teachers and other. He might as well go the full hog and wear a pink dress saying Mass.

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Fr David Moore when he was in the Wexford seminary was nicknamed mammy moore because he was so camp and mollycoddled the other younger Seminarians. When he was a curate in Magherafelt his nickname there was Gertie.

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Pat, is it not a little strange that a man makes a sexual allegation against another after 30years and then discloses that he was mentally incapacitated and drugged up at the time?

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1.32 agreed, it is very wrong to use ones status to take advantage of anyone vulnerable or under privileged in any way. A very serious breach of their human rights and dignity.

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12.51: You ask a very important question. Pat won’t be interested in answering you. He will believe Christopher.

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I have begun to communicate with Cristopher off blog.

I will give serious consideration to everything he says and see what evidence he has.

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12:51
‘Pat, is it not a little strange that a man makes a sexual allegation against another after 30years and then discloses that he was mentally incapacitated and drugged up at the time?’

As if we needed yet another reminder that the church’s apparatchiks have literally no understanding of abuse and gaslight those alleging it happened.

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No its not strange at all as it can take years to get the courage to speak about the abuse they suffer and some people take their pain to the grave. Sex abuse and paedophilia are all about control and the power of having power over a person and having them do whatever you want. The shame of being under the control of such evil sickness can take a long time to talk about. Tyrants of political power can control people for years and its only when they break free from their oppressor can they start to heal.

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That’s fair enough, Pat, but unfortunately he has put his own question mark over all he says, because is saying that he was mentally incapacitated and drugged up at the time, but he remembers this “happening” clearly. Something doesn’t add up. People deserve their good name and there is lots of evidence to the contrary of what he is saying. No doubt some people will be delighted at his accusation. It’s an interesting moment for the blog.

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The picture of mcaleer in he’s white curtains reminds me of a girl feeling pretty in her new dress 😂

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https://www.commonwealmagazine.org/mccarrick-sex-abuse-church-catholic
Who Knew?
The sexual-abuse crisis and ‘epistemic injustice’
By Bernard G. Prusak. October 10, 2022.
” What have we learned from the Catholic Church’s sexual-abuse scandal? What didn’t we know before that we know now? One way to answer these questions is to catalogue the revelations of the past few decades. To begin with, we now know, better than we did before, the extent of the abuse. In France, for example, with the recent publication of the monumental report from the Independent Commission on Sexual Abuses in the Church, it’s clear that this is by no means just an “American problem,” as the French bishops had wanted to believe in the early 2000s. We also know that framing sexual abuse as a problem of chastity rather than justice was a deep mistake that led many bishops to send offenders to psychological treatment and then assign them to a different parish or ministry—what Peter Steinfels has called the “Go and sin no more” attitude to sexual abuse.”

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4:00
Not shrewd at all. Par for the course from both sources. Nothing new. Jaded pseudo-analysis which overlooks the sociological trends around religion evident from the start of the 20th century and accelerated after WWI. Reactionary nonsense.

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The Church was at its peak in 1962, long after WWI. The huge decline, defections and abuse kicked off in the 1970s.

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Interesting how you can criticise Vatican 2 without apparently reading any of the texts or having the slightest acquaintance with the events in the years before the council!
And this is shrewd??.? 🤣

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@6:05 Abuse, rape, sexual assault and any other crime you want to name, run through the church of Rome permanently because they are the reason for its existence.

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The most evident characteristic of the Catholic Church in England and Wales is that it is shrinking at an incredible rate into what must be termed a state of terminal decline.
The official Catholic Directory documents a steady increase in every important aspect of Catholic life until the mid-sixties: then the decline sets in. The figures for marriages and baptisms are not simply alarming, but disastrous. In 1944 there were 30,946 marriages, by 1964 the figure had risen to 45,592—–but by 1999 it had plunged to 13,814, well under half the figure for 1944. The figures for baptisms for the same years are 71,604 (1944), 137,673 (1964), and 63,158 (1999). With fewer children born to Catholic couples each year, the number of marriages must inevitably continue to decline, with even fewer children born—–and so on. Nor can it be presumed that even half the children who are baptized will be practicing their Faith by the time they reach their teens. An examination of the figures for a typical diocese indicates that less than half the children who are baptized are confirmed, and a report in The Universe as long ago as 1990 gave an estimate of only 11% of young Catholics practicing their Faith when they leave high school.
Apart from marriages and baptisms, Mass attendance is the most accurate guide to the vitality of the Catholic community. The figure has plunged from 2,114,219 in 1966 to 1,041,728 in 1999 and is still falling at a rate of about 32,000 a year.
In 1944, 178 priests were ordained in E&W; in 1964, 230; and in 1999 only 43—–and in the same year 121 priests died.

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9:53
Wanna show us where Vatican 2 said to stop following canon law? 🤣
Take your time….

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@ 5.16 there is Safeguarding in every diocese however some Diocesan officers share Dioceses however they all take part in the National Safeguarding Directorate.
Safeguarding is taken very serious by Bishops

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I didn’t realise that when I met the safeguarder in our district she completely changed as soon as the bishop entered and became a complete lick arse on her toes around he’s presence … Your comments explains everything, thank you!

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Archbishop Martin is stubborn as a mule, he & his lackeys will have read all these comments and facts about Fr Ryan McAleer & yet he will continue to cosset & reward him for keeping Stum. Disgraceful.

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What’s the low down on the Clogher permanent deacon no parish wants to have and is stuck in a school as chaplain instead?

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Bishop Patrick, I don’t always agree with your wee blog but I am just replying to the permanent deacon comment. Please do not ordain a permanent deacon from my own painful experience of having one. He set about undermining me from day one, wore his clerical collar non stop, loved being called Father and badmouther me. His wife was worse than him because she regarded herself as the cleric’s wife and talked down to parishioners and lorded it over them. Some dioceses in England & Wales have so many permanent deacons. Most priests being granted new parishes are asking if the the new parish has a permanent deacon? Most decline on hearing yes and it’s my view that the permanent diaconate has gone down like a lead balloon or a secret smelling fart. Pax

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PDs are glorified altar boys. The permanent diaconate died out for a reason. They are neither use nor ornament.

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11.46
The permanent diaconate never died out. All priests and bishops are deacons permanently.

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Permanent diaconate- Like ‘tits on a bull’, totally useless!
It’s a step backwards, we had one in our Parish in South Armagh, him and the PP allegedly fell out and we were told he was of sick. He was a lovely man but had a strange streak in him!
I hear the one in Keady thinks he’s a bishop!

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I’ve read a couple of stories about Fr McAleer on here over the last few years. I’m left a little confused. I believe you have been posting for over 2 years now. If these allegations have foundation how on earth has this not been publicised outside this blog? Is there (or has there ever been) a police investigation? If there has what was the outcome? And what does the outcome tell us? I would genuinely be interested to hear some facts here. If there is no active police investigation it seems incredible that such stories are being published. Please do correct me if I am mistaken and there is an investigation. I don’t mean to offend but this all seems quite incredible.

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Let’s be clear Ryan is a man who is in emotional turmoil due to his traumatic experiences in Rome. He is using self harm means to try and supress the memories of the incidents with Emlyn McGinn and yes Tom Surlis. Our Lady of Sorrows intercede for Fr Ryan.

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He doesn’t look like a man in turmoil in the picture posted above? He looks fairly sorted. I think he’s had what my daughter calls a ‘glow up’. Keep him in your prayers all the same. It seems his career is reaching heights it never would have in Armagh.

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+Pat, I hope you are keeping well? I am curious about this story and recent comments have got me thinking. +Pat, I hope you can settle my curiosity. Is there an active police investigation into all of this?
With every best wish and blessing.
MC

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One alleged victim made a formal complaint to the PSNI. Currently it is one word against another. The file remains open

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+Pat, thank you for your reply. Replying with such honesty adds authenticity to your character.

So as it stands the formal complaint didn’t lead to any charges? Have you personally seen evidence to prove this complaint? One could assume that means the evidence wasn’t there.
Thank you, +Pat.

MC

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For now, no charges. I believe the victim who spoke to me. He says that Eamon Martin also said he believed him.

But, of course, I do realise that criminal courts need a high bar of evidence.

This case is typical of the difficulty faced by many women and men trying to “prove” rape or sexual assault.

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+Pat, I would be very cautious about this story. As a man of integrity, I know you want to do good and it would be a shame for your blog to be called into question by posting unverified stories.

The identity of the complainant is well known in the Dungannon/ Carland area. I have it on very solid authority that he has never gone to the police himself with this allegation.
I suspect this won’t make it to being posted on your blog. I hope it does as that would leave me wondering if there is a darker agenda and only one side is being posted.

I have no doubt this man needs help as he does have issues. But i fear this blog is allowing him the opportunity to publicise allegations that he is not willing to formalise and stand by legally. That is wrong.

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I have spoken to one victim. He has assured me that he spoke to Eamon Martin, Aidan Gordon and the PSNI and that the PSNI has spoken to Ryan McAleer

He also told me that during the incident he suffered an injury.

Would you tell me the name of the man you are referring to by way of bishopbuckley1@outlook.com.

I will investigate.

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+Pat. I will be in touch. I am certain that you have been told lies if that is what you have been told. Myself and a number of parishioners have been following this story closely with unease. Knowing who the complainant is filled us with immense unease. With the latest blog we felt we had to comment- we mulled it over for a few days.

I need to consider if I am going to forward the name. But I will give it good thought. It’s the complainants parents I feel for- they are unaware as far as I know- so I need to take my time to consider what is right to do.

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Thank you, +Pat. I think it’s important that the public know that there has been no charges brought. Your blog itself has noted many times that Eamon Martin cannot be trust so we need to throw caution to the wind with regards what he says he believes. I suppose we need to offer the accused the respect all humans are entitled to until found guilty.
How awful for both parties, including Fr McAleer. I can only imagine what it is like to have the unproven accusations made. A true tragedy for all concerned.
MC

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Agreed. But RM has a ig track record among the clergy.

The Church still engages in massive cover up.

Victims are afraid of local backlash.

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That may be the case, +Pat. However, on a moral level, we cannot assume guilt. It could be you or I tomorrow facing such allegations. I have three sons around his age and would be devastated if allegations that were unproven were being posted online without challenge. The threshold under the law is set at a level for a reason. If evidence doesn’t reach that threshold we cannot assume guilt. There have been many cases were innocent people have been destroyed by false claims. Let’s air on the side of caution as Christians. If he is guilty the law will prevail.

MC

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You make very strong points. But I have spent lifetime helping Church victims who were asked to provide court type proof.

It’s an awful dilemma.

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