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Faith-based Institutions To Front Royal Commission On Redress For Abuse

Abuse In Care NZ Title: Faith-based Institutions To Front Royal Commission On Redress For Abuse Author: Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry Publisher: Scoop NZ Date: 04MAR2021 Witnesses for faith-based institutions, including Archbishops and a Cardinal, will give evidence before the Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry this month, on their processes for

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Scholars Confront Clergy Sexual Abuse in Native American Communities

Native American Clergy Abuse Title: Scholars Confront Clergy Sexual Abuse in Native American Communities Author: Taylor Ha Publisher: Fordham News Date: 03MAR2021 Denise K. Lajimodiere, Ed.D., an indigenous educator and a guest speaker in a new Fordham discussion series, recounted the historical and intergenerational trauma experienced by indigenous sexual abuse survivors in U.S. Catholic boarding

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French Catholic clergy may have abused at least 10,000 people since 1950, say investigators

French Catholic Clergy Abuse Title: French Catholic clergy may have abused at least 10,000 people since 1950, say investigators Author: Pierre Bairin Publisher: CNN Date:  02MAR2021 Paris(CNN)French Catholic clergy could have abused at least 10,000 minors and other vulnerable people since 1950, according to an independent investigation set up by the Church in France. The

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Donors’ group asks funders to sign pledge supporting child protection policies

FADICA Funder Safeguarding Pledge Title: Donors’ group asks funders to sign pledge supporting child protection policies Author: Kurt Jensen Publisher: Crux Date: 28FEB2021 WASHINGTON, D.C. — An umbrella group for Catholic philanthropy, calling it an effort to “change cultural norms” by increasing donor engagement, has developed a pledge for funders to use to connect their

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The Conscience of the Catholic Church

Catholic Anne Barrett Doyle Title: The Conscience of the Catholic Church Author: Rose Minutaglio Publisher: Elle Date: 26FEB2021 “Are you Catholic?” Anne Barrett Doyle smiled at me expectantly with kind, sea-green eyes. It was months before the pandemic hit, and Barrett Doyle had invited me over to the Boston loft she and her husband moved

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‘Spotlight’ editor on retirement: Clergy abuse coverage has permanently changed church

Martin Baron Spotlight Retirement Title: ‘Spotlight’ editor on retirement: Clergy abuse coverage has permanently changed church Author: Christopher White Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date:  26FEB2021 When Martin Baron, one of the most consequential newspaper editors in America, announced his upcoming retirement, he cited his work overseeing the Boston Globe’s coverage of clergy sexual abuse and

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Will the Vatican investigate a cardinal implicated in its own abuse trial?

Cardinal Angelo Comastri Investigation? Title: Will the Vatican investigate a cardinal implicated in its own abuse trial? Author: John L. Allen Jr. Publisher: Crux Now Date: 25FEB2021 ROME – An unusual sex abuse trial currently underway in the Vatican took a potentially explosive turn Wednesday, and the response may have a great deal to say

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Top German bishop laments ‘scandalous’ image of church

Scandalous Image of Church Title: Top German bishop laments ‘scandalous’ image of church Author: Associated Press Pool Publisher: Associated Press Date: 25FEB2021 BERLIN (AP) — The head of the German Bishops’ Conference said Thursday that the country’s Roman Catholic church is suffering from a “scandalous image” amid mounting anger over the Cologne archbishop’s handling of

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Clergy sex abuse survivors and whistleblower priests join together for healing and worship

Whistleblower Priests Clergy Abuse Title: Clergy sex abuse survivors and whistleblower priests join together for healing and worship Author: Kimberly Curth Publisher: Fox8Live.com Date: 24FEB2021 NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) – Survivors and whistleblower priests are joining together in an unconventional way. They’ve found common ground in their personal experiences speaking out about clergy sexual abuse while

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The bishops begin to admit cases of child abuse: they already recognize 45, about twenty unpublished so far

Spanish Catholic Church Abuse Title: The bishops begin to admit cases of child abuse: they already recognize 45, about twenty unpublished so far Author: Bhavi Mandalia Publisher: Pledge Times Date: 24FEB2021 The Spanish Church continues to be an exception in the Western Catholic world when it comes to dealing with the scandal of child abuse.

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