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More Pedophiles arrested, Praise God.

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Pedogate Arrests: US Army General, Ohio Mayor & TV Actor Raped Children as Young as 3

 DR. EOWYN JULY 13, 2017 FEATURED ARTICLES U.S. NEWS WATCHMEN ON THE WALL 0 COMMENTS

It is said that pedophiles include “pillars of the community” — government officials, judges, police, lawyers, doctors, teachers, priests, ministers and rabbis.

While some find that hard to believe, here are three recent cases proving the claim to be true.

(1) THE 2-STAR GENERAL

Army Times reports that on April 14, 2017, retired U.S. Army 2-star Maj. Gen. James Grazioplene was charged with 6 counts of rape of a minor on multiple occasions between 1983 and 1989.

Grazioplene, of Gainesville, Virginia, entered the Army in March 1972 as an armor officer. He was director of force development in the Pentagon’s Joint Warfighting Capabilities Assessment, before retiring in January 2005. As a retiree, Grazioplene is still subject to the Uniform Code of Military Justice.

The military offered no other details on the case, nor did they say why Grazioplene is only charged now, decades after the alleged rapes.

The criminal investigation remains open. If convicted, Grazioplene faces life imprisonment and the loss of his pension.

According to the Daily Mail, Grazioplene had also worked for Mission: Readiness, an organization of retired admirals and generals working with school children, and as VP of military contractor and notorious child sex-trafficker DynCorp International.

From #Pizzagate Wiki:

“DynCorp has routinely been connected to human trafficking activities, and more specifically child sex trafficking, in countries throughout the globe. Multiple instances of child and drug trafficking, and even the direct sale of child pornography in Bosnia and Colombia during the 1990s, earned them a reputation which led to a federal investigation from 2004 to 2005. They would also be directly responsible for the loss of at least $2 trillion USD in Department of Defense funds.

Despite active federal investigations into DynCorp and successful lawsuits against them no employee has ever been prosecuted in criminal court.”

When she was Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton hushed up DynCorp’s hiring of a 15-year-old bacha bazi boy prostitute to perform lap dances at a DynCorp party in Afghanistan.

(2) THE MAYOR

In April 2017Richard Keenan, 66, a Democrat and former mayor of Hubbard, Ohio (2010-2011), was sentenced to at least 10 years in prison for raping a girl over a 3-year period, beginning when she was four.

Keenan had pleaded guilty to 8 counts of rape, 4 counts of attempted rape and 8 counts of gross sexual imposition, all involving the same child. A rape conviction carries a sentence of life in prison, but prosecutors agreed to a plea agreement of life in prison with parole eligibility after 10 years.

The (Youngstown) Vindicator reports that Keenan’s wife, Diana, heard about the sex assaults from the child. She then confronted her husband, who admitted, “I did it.”

Keenan also admitted his assaults in “group discussions” while he was in the ValleyCare Trumbull Memorial Hospital psychiatric ward, but blamed the victim for initiating the acts and called the girl a “willing participant.”

According to the UK Independent, Keenan had also worked for the Hubbard city council in the 1990s and was a probation officer. In 2010, he told The Vindicatorthat he had “dedicated [his] life to Jesus”.

(3) THE ACTOR

Radar Online reports, July 12, 2017, that Toby Willis, 47, the dad of TLC cable TV’s The Willis Family reality show, has been sentenced to two 25-year sentences and two 40-year sentences, after pleading guilty to four counts of child rape, including victim(s) as young as three. His sentences will run concurrently.

Willis, a father of 12, has been under investigation since 2016, when the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation suspected his involvement in the abuse of a young girl. Upon further investigation, three other sexual abuse cases were discovered. His victims were between ages 3 and 13 at the time of abuse.

A frightened Willis fled his home, yet was captured later that year in Kentucky, where he had hitchhiked in an attempt to escape the law. Willis’ TLC reality family show was cancelled in 2016, weeks before his arrest.

H/t Voat

Is it just me, or have there been more arrests of pedophiles, both small fishes and high-profile like the ones in this post, since Donald John Trump was inaugurated President?

Keep President Trump in your prayers!

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~Eowyn

Republished with permission Fellowship of the Minds

Middle-EarthProfessional author and Full Professor. A conservative in the tradition of the Founding Fathers. Hobby: troll hunting

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90K Child Porn Ring Busted

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90K Child Porn Ring Busted

90K Child Porn Ring Busted

July 06, 2017

“Dark Web” child porn busted reveals a base of almost 90,000 users who swapped graphic images of children and arranged meetings to abuse them. The forum, known as ‘Elysium,’ had existed on the internet’s dark side since the end of 2016. This recent bust provides a startling view at this demonic plague designed to hurt children spiritually in a way that will block their God given identity and purpose. 

RT reports that the police in Frankfurt swooped on suspected pedophiles after busting a massive child pornography website on the ‘dark web’. The site had almost 90,000 users. Frankfurt public prosecutor’s and Germany’s BKA Federal Police said they arrested several people connected to the forum, including the sites suspected operator, a 39-year-old man living in Frankfurt.The unidentified man was arrested on June 12 when police raided his apartment seizing the server used to host the site. Elysium had more than 87,000 users worldwide who utilized the platform to disseminate horrifying pornographic images of children as well as arranging appointments to abuse children.

“Among the child pornographic images and video files exchanged by the members of the platform were recordings of the most serious sexual abuse of children, including toddlers and depictions of sexual violence against children,” prosecutors said in a statement, as cited by Reuters.

Authorities have not divulged how many suspects have been arrested. More details will be made available in a press conference Friday. This latest bust comes just two months after nearly 900 members of a global ‘dark web’ pedophile ring spanning Europe and the Americas were arrested following a two-year investigation by the FBI and Europol. The website’s founder was handed a 30-year jail sentence.

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90K Child Porn Ring Busted July 06, 2017 “Dark Web” child porn busted reveals a base of almost 90,000 users who swapped graphic images of children and arranged meetings to abuse them. The forum, known as ‘Elysium,’ had existed on the internet’s dark side since the end of 2016. This recent bust provides a startling view at this demonic plague designed to hurt children spiritually in a way that will block their God given identity and purpose.  RT reports that the police in Frankfurt swooped on suspected pedophiles after busting a massive child pornography website on the ‘dark web’. The site had almost 90,000 users. Frankfurt public prosecutor’s and Germany’s BKA Federal Police said they arrested several people connected to the forum, including the sites suspected operator, a 39-year-old man living in Frankfurt.The unidentified man was arrested on June 12 when police raided his apartment seizing the server used to host the site. Elysium had more than 87,000 users worldwide who utilized the platform to disseminate horrifying pornographic images of children as well as arranging appointments to abuse children. “Among the child pornographic images and video files exchanged by the members of the platform were recordings of the most serious sexual abuse of children, including toddlers and depictions of sexual violence against children,” prosecutors said in a statement, as cited by Reuters. Authorities have not divulged how many suspects have been arrested. More details will be made available in a press conference Friday. This latest bust comes just two months after nearly 900 members of a global ‘dark web’ pedophile ring spanning Europe and the Americas were arrested following a two-year investigation by the FBI and Europol. The website’s founder was handed a 30-year jail sentence. RT Copy / TRUNEWS contribution.

Pope’s efforts to stop child abuse appear to unravel – “smoke and mirrors”

Pope’s efforts to stop church child abuse appear to unravel

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil — A member of a commission set up by Pope Francis to advise him on child abuse says the group is a “token body” exercising in “smoke and mirrors” that won’t help children stay safe from abusive priests.

Peter Saunders, the commission member, is now on a leave of absence as he considers whether to continue with an effort he says he has lost faith in.

Meanwhile, new Catholic bishops are still being taught they’re not obliged to report cases of child abuse by priests to the police.

The Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors, which Francis set up with much fanfare in 2014, was supposed to issue guidelines for the Vatican on how to deal with child abuse. But the body was never consulted about the training for new bishops on exactly that topic.

These are just some of the signs that Francis’ reform efforts, and his pledge to clean up the Catholic Church’s most damaging crisis, seem to be unraveling before they’ve even really gotten started.

The problems come as Pope Francis pays a visit to Latin America, a region where, as GlobalPost has reported, the church is accused of reassigning and protecting many alleged predator priests. Among the latest scandals in the region, Chileans are outraged that the pope appointed a bishop accused of shielding the country’s most despised pedophile priest from investigation.

That the pope’s efforts are faltering comes as no surprise to critics of the church, who have long claimed that Francis isn’t serious about reform, and that his proposed changes are more cosmetic than concrete.

“I think Pope Francis enjoyed a longer and deeper honeymoon period than any leader I’ve ever seen,” said David Clohessy, national director and spokesman for theSurvivors Network of those Abused by Priests, or SNAP. “But I think that’s eroding, and justifiably so, and more quickly than many church officials would hope.”

GlobalPost recently spent a year investigating the international movement of predator priests. We tracked down several priests who were accused of abuse in the United States or Europe, and later transferred to South America, where they continued to celebrate Mass in poor, remote parishes.

The Vatican never responded to GlobalPost’s requests for comment during our investigation. But we examined Francis’ proposed reforms in detail and asked several experts what the pope should do if he’s serious about cleaning up the church’s sex abuse problem.

Back in 2014, even the pope’s critics lauded the creation of the pontifical commission, expressing hope that it represented a real opportunity for change. Saunders, one of the lay members on the board, was among the cautiously optimistic ones.

A prominent survivor of child abuse himself who runs a support organization in the United Kingdom, Saunders told GlobalPost last May: “I have to remain hopeful until my hopes are dashed … This is a new future for the church.”

His optimism didn’t last long.

Reached by phone in London this past week, Saunders said the last meeting of the commission was extremely heated and culminated in the group essentially forcing him to take a leave of absence. Saunders said he had lost confidence in the commission’s mission, makeup and sincerity.

“I very quickly realized that I’m surrounded by a group of lovely, kind, caring people whose primary loyalty is to the church,” Saunders said. “When Jesus walked into the temple 2,000 years ago and found people trading, gambling and up to all sorts of no good, he didn’t form a committee and say ‘let’s discuss this,’ he just picked the bastards up and threw them out.”

A spokesman for Boston Cardinal Sean O’Malley, who chairs the commission, directed questions about the group to the Vatican. An email to the Vatican Press Office received no reply.

However, Marie Collins, another member of the commission who is also an abuse survivor, took issue with Saunders’ comments.

Collins said the commission is working extremely hard on complicated policy changes that, once put into effect, will have a tangible impact on child safety. That work is incremental in nature and therefore takes time to do right, she said. Saunders doesn’t seem to be willing to put in that time, she added.

Collins also stressed that the commission isn’t supposed to be looking into individual abuse cases, something Saunders has been pushing for. But she said she still believes in the overall mission of the body, and she thinks tangible change can come out of it.

“I wouldn’t stay there for five minutes if I didn’t think so,” she said. “I would have liked things to happen overnight, but I realize that this is such a global issue that if we’re going to make any progress towards change, we have to have policies that, once they’re put in place, will stick.”

One recent policy the church has put in place has been generating its own headlines.

Earlier this month, the Vatican released its training guidelines for new priests at a press conference and asked for feedback on them. Veteran Vatican reporter John L. Allen Jr., an associate editor of the Catholic website Crux, wrote about the guidelines in a column last week.

The church official who outlined the rules argued that bishops have “no duty to report allegations [of sexual abuse] to the police,” Allen wrote in his column. Furthermore, the commission — which was set up to advise the church on these matters — wasn’t involved in the creation of the guidelines. Allen wrote:

“What’s the point of creating a commission to promote best practices, and putting one of the Church’s most credible leaders on the abuse issue, Boston Cardinal Sean P. O’Malley, in charge of it, and yet not having it address the new leaders who will have to implement those practices?”

The exact role of the pontifical commission has always been unclear. Further clouding the issue is the fact that O’Malley doesn’t appear willing to talk about the work of the commission or its plans going forward. GlobalPost has tried on numerous occasions to interview O’Malley but has been turned down.

Clohessy said the news regarding the commission is just the latest version of a long line of promised church reforms that have gone nowhere.

“There literally have been hundreds of church panels, and there have been thousands of incredibly smart experts and law enforcement officials and psychologists, and victims, who have wasted countless hours advising bishops who pretend to listen and care,” Clohessy said.

This article originally appeared on GlobalPost. Its content was created separately to USA TODAY.