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Finding Healing and Refuge in the Catholic Church

*I want to say first of all that this post is not meant to take away or diminish those who have suffered abuse by members of the Catholic Church or any other church. *In recent weeks here in Baltimore and around the country, the Netflix series The Keepers has been making the news in regards to the sex abuse scandal within the Catholic Church. It's a well known fact that a lot of people were abused by clergy within the church for years and that the clergy and staff in higher positions covered it up. It is shameful and should be dealt with. However, some of the media attention does not come from people who truly care about those affected. It comes from those who have so much hatred towards the Church that they do not care about reporting facts accurately. A lot of clergy have been falsely accused. And that also needs to stop immediately. Abuse doesn't only happen in the Catholic  Church. It happens everywhere. In every faith, in every culture. It is not confined to any one place…

The Hypocrisy of Journalism

Ever since President Trump took office it seems like every day the media lays it into him for something. Sometimes it's warranted. Others, not at all. The media in America has mostly always catered to the left wing of politics. From their unabashed support of the Clintons to their silence during the Obama administration. From their love of the Castro's in Cuba to their blatant silence of atrocities committed all over the world by communism. Its not hard at all to turn on the news and notice it. During the Obama administration, the media and journalists turned a blind eye to mostly everything Obama did. From his poor performance to the healthcare debacle. They never questioned him the way they question Trump. They never picked apart every single word Obama said and spent days on the news covering it. Obama had it easy when he shouldn't of had.There have been a number of horrific things in the news lately. Most of which have been numerous terror attacks. Two in England and o…