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A Room With A Pew

                A Room With A Pew is a regular column on clergy sexual abuse and the healing process.                  Using memoir, essay, short story and poetry, the column aims to reflect the experiences,                  observations and opinions of Paul Fericano, a survivor of clergy abuse who attended St.                   Anthony’s Seminary in Santa Barbara, California, in the sixties. The author helped co-                       found SafeNet  in 2003, and returned to Santa Barbara that year to assist the community                 in recovery. As a poet, writer, and activist engaged in the healing process, Fericano often                 challenges survivors and others to look for humor in the shadows.


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