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Abuse Line

The paper wondered if people would want to call in and talk about the priest-abuse report issued by the Grand Jury last week. People did. We posted the number for an opinion line.

Abuse Line

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The paper wondered if people would want to call in and talk about the priest-abuse report issued by the Grand Jury last week. People did. We posted the number for an opinion line.

We've selected a few calls from those that came in.

They're short, conflicted, passionate. Click each quotation below for the full comment:

I probably would kill him if I saw him today.

This is not a gay or homosexual priest problem.

It sickens me to find that these men where hidden in our system.

Being a concerned parent, what can I say. It would be nice to have the whole list.

It hasn't changed my faith in God or Jesus, but it certainly means that the wrong people are running the Catholic show.

Everybody loved Father Jones.

I grew up as an alter boy in Philadelphia.

I just believe that we've only touched the top.

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Daniel Rubin is a columnist and The Inquirer's director of social media. Since joining newspaper as a staff writer in 1988, Daniel Rubin has reported from Mayfair to Macedonia, 27 countries in all. He has been the European Correspondent for Knight Ridder Newspapers and for two years he sat at home and wrote Blinq, the paper's first daily blog. Dan began newspaper work in Norfolk and Louisville, Ky., after getting his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Northwestern University. He has lived in all four commonwealths, most recently in Pennsylvania. He teaches urban journalism at the University of Pennsylvania

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