Category: Child Sexual Abuse

Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Canon Law

Vatican papers spark debate: Clergy abuse protocol noted

Vatican papers spark debate Title: Vatican papers spark debate: Clergy abuse protocol noted Author: Kathleen A. Shaw Publication: Telegram & Gazette Staff Date: 28AUG2005 WORCESTER— The 1962 Vatican document called Crimen Sollicitationis that first surfaced in Worcester two years ago has made its way around the world, causing controversy and sparking debate on whether the

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Canon Law

OPINION: Pontifical secret allows abuse to go unpunished. Kieran Tapsell

OPINION: Pontifical secret Tapsell. Title: OPINION: Pontifical secret allows abuse to go unpunished Author: Kieran Tapsell Publication: Newcastle Herald Date: 09JUN2014 THE Catholic Church for some 1500years recognised that simply stripping a priest of his status as a priest was not a sufficient punishment for the sexual abuse of children. Canon law from the 12th

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