Monday, June 21, 2010
Victim of the Day
Dr. James Hamilton, 44, a gastroenterologist, said that soon after Father Karadima chose him at 17 to be part of his Catholic Action youth movement, the priest began kissing him on the mouth and touching his genitals. On a retreat at a seaside town west of Santiago when he was 18, Dr. Hamilton said, the abuse went much further, and it continued for nearly 20 years. —Pascale Bonnefoy and Alexei Barrionuevo reporting in "Chilean archbishop refers child abuse case against priest to Vatican"
"When will it all end?" he wondered as he received his medical degree.