Pope Francis Forgives HIV Positive Priest Who Raped 30 Children

A HIV positive Catholic priest who admitted to raping 30 girls between the ages of 5 and 10-years-old has been acquitted by Pope Francis.

A HIV positive Catholic priest who admitted to raping 30 girls between the ages of 5 and 10-years-old has been acquitted by Pope Francis.

The priest, Jose Garcia Ataulfo, was cleared of any wrong-doing and will not face criminal charges, despite the fact he knew he was infected with HIV when he raped the young girls.

The mother of one of the priest’s victims wrote a letter to Pope Francis asking to meet with him in Rome to discuss the case, but was shunned by the Vatican who declared that “the matter is closed”.

Ataulfo admitted to sexually assaulting well over two dozen children, many of whom were indigenous young girls from Oaxaca, a state in southern Mexico known for its large indigenous population. Due to the significant influence that the Catholic Church wields in Mexico, the priest won’t face any criminal charges for his crimes in areas populated by indigenous ethnic groups.

The report which first appeared on the Spanish-language news site Urgente24.com, says the priest was “absolved of any wrongdoing” by the Archdiocese of Mexico and the Vatican. According to Urgente24, only two out of the thirty rape victims have come forward to denounce the acquittal.

According to the Daily Mail, sexual abuse of minors by priests – and the subsequent cover-ups by bishops and other Church officials – have been widespread in many countries, including the United States. The issue was thrust into the national spotlight in 2002 when the Boston Globe revealed the extent to which the local archdiocese shielded abusive priests from being exposed to the public even though it knew they posed a danger to young parishioners.

The Globe exposé, which detailed abuse cases that numbered in the thousands over a span of several decades, inspired other victims to come forward, leading to an avalanche of lawsuits and criminal prosecutions. Not only did the floodgates open in the US, but the Catholic Church was also forced to confront cases in other countries, including Mexico.

In 2004, the Vatican re-opened a prior investigation against Marcial Maciel, who was accused of sexually abusing minors as well as fathering six children by three different women. Though the allegations spanned decades and the extent of his crimes was known to church officials, it was only in 2006 that the Vatican forced Maciel, one of its most powerful clergymen, to retire from active ministry.

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  • Steve S

    The pedophile in chief would see nothing wrong with his followers following his lead. Pedophilia is an abomination to God and the pope will burn eternally.

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  • Agent 86

    Perfect example of how hypocritical religion is.

  • Arbitr^rY^KonST@nT

    lol people really expected something just from the devil’s own?? yall funny…

  • Emmett Grogan

    Dear Mr. Pope: YOU may forgive him, but I DO NOT. This child rapist did not harm you, therefore it isn’t your place to forgive. That is the job of our Creator and the victim. Mr. Pope, YOU ARE NOT GOD.

  • Kane

    Tis the season to be jolly ,tralalalala lalala.Its a modern miracle of immaculate morality.

  • Yves Matar

    about this…
    It is a hoax.

    https://www.catholicnewsagency.com/…/does-the-mexican…

    https://www.snopes.com/fact…/pedophile-priest-crucified/

    https://www.detroitnews.com/…/fake-news-look…/110057120/

    This news concerning this priest is questionable because the rape news has been going around since 2015, and there were reports that he was “just crucified” in 2016 and 2017, and now in 2018, he is still alive. Sounds like a twisted miracle or a jump across different timelines.

    His name isn’t even on church records, and there is no evidence of his very existence.

    News. Truth. Unfiltered. Yeah right.

  • grandmary42

    FAKE NEWS!

  • mikeb112

    Jose Garcia Ataulfo; apparently this is not a real person. Just a figment of a sick mind… fake

  • Patrizia Paige

    fine, forgiven. but it should not end there. the offender should be criminally punished!

  • Mike Andrew

    YOU WILL BEGIN TO SEE A MASS EXODUS ROMAN CATHOLIC CHRISTIANS LEAVING THE CHURCH. PRIEST LIKE THIS SHOULD BE DEFROCKED, AND EXCOMMUNICATED. BE THROWN IN JAIL.

  • Jarmo Ken Koskinen

    It simply proves how godless and hypocritical the Catholic Church can be. The poor victims take it on the chin and have psychological scrars for years. It stinks to high heaven …

    • Lisanne Valente

      It’s fake news!

  • Rollen

    This makes me laught to the bones and angry at the same time. As if they have been authorised by Yahawah. No man can act like Yah. No man is authorised to hold the Key to Heaven. Those who play with fire will inhirit everlasting fire. No man is higher than me, even those who hold a sword on my neck, because we are all human. We are all given knees to kneel only to our Supreme creator, The Most High and not to any man who have never step a foot in Heaven.

    • ronald hansen

      Rollen let me guess you are a Muslim

  • Rafael Roldan

    Don’t be so mean: only one in 50 priests are pedophiles. The other 49 are just there to see if nobody’s looking.

  • Timothy Jordan

    We are not given the facts here.

  • Pebbles

    The pope is just another human being, born of sin and living in sin. He does not
    have the right to forgive, only God does, through Jesus Christ, our Lord and Savior.

    • Andrew

      And with that he breathed on them and said, “Receive the Holy Spirit. If you forgive anyone’s sins, their sins are forgiven; if you do not forgive them, they are not forgiven.”

      • Pebbles

        me » Ask a Bible Teacher » Understanding John 20:22-23
        Q
        What does John 20:22-23 mean? “If you forgive men’s sins they are forgiven them and if you hold them bound they are held bound?” The Catholic Church takes this to validate the confessional and forgiveness of sins by the priest. Your insight is appreciated.
        A
        One of the complaints the Jewish leadership lodged against Jesus is that by forgiving the sins of others He was claiming to be God. Mark 2:1-12 shows how by healing a paralytic Jesus demonstrated His authority to forgive sins. He also said that His miraculous work was done through the power of the Holy Spirit and that we would have the same kind of power (John 14:12).
        In John 20:22-23 Jesus first invested the disciples with the power of the Holy Spirit, and immediately conveyed the ability to either forgive sins or not. This simply means that they were being empowered to bring people into the Church. Any time we “bring someone to the Lord” by saying the sinner’s prayer with them, we are exercising the same power.
        This is not an issue of confessing to a priest and doing whatever penance He determines to receive forgiveness. 1 John 1:9 says we can confess our sins directly to the Lord and are immediately forgiven without prejudice. No third party is necessary to accomplish this.

  • Silverfox

    This is utterly disgusting. I had the utmost respect and admiration for the Pope but now I am not sure. How can a self-admitted pedophile get away with these crimes?

    • Fempire Newton

      oh my goodness…. check the authenticity of the story first before you write. my word! you people are so quick to believe everything on the internet. Google the story, cross reference the names please I beg.

  • Fempire Newton

    Like the internet is propagating stupidity…. people are so willing to believe anything they see posted as sensational. Get use your lazy mind and cross reference the information before showing your ignorance. Maybe Chinese policy regarding the internet is on the right track, it is really not for everybody.

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  • Princess Peach

    seriously wtf is wrong with humanity this is so messed up why would you forgive them and its not like hiv can be cured he knew what he was doing and was trying to act like god gaven him a damn right honestly i hope you burn in the devils cauldron for all eternity .