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Jesuit priests demand transparency in Vatican’s artist case

Rev. Marko Ivan Rupnik Title: Jesuit priests demand transparency in Vatican’s artist case Author: Nicole Winfield Publisher: ABCNEWS/AP Date: 08DEC2022 ROME — One of the Vatican’s leading Jesuit advisers on preventing clergy sexual abuse called Wednesday for church authorities to shed more light on the case of a famous Jesuit artist who wasn’t sanctioned by

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France opens investigation into cardinal who admitted to sexually abusing 14-year-old girl

Cardinal Jean-Pierre Ricard Title: France opens investigation into cardinal who admitted to sexually abusing 14-year-old girl Authors: Delia Gallagher & Saskya Vandoorne,  Publisher: CNN Date: 08NOV2022 French authorities have opened an investigation into one of highest-ranking members of France’s Catholic Church, who admitted to sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl when he was a parish priest,

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Australia’s Archbishop Costelloe: Women’s ordination and church governance are ‘big theological questions’

Australia’s Archbishop Timothy Costelloe Title:  Australia’s Archbishop Costelloe: Women’s ordination and church governance are ‘big theological questions’ Author: Gerard O’Connell Publisher: America Magazine Date:  07NOV2022 Read Part I of this interview here: Australian Archbishop Costelloe tells Pope Francis ‘The church in Australia is alive.’In the second part of this exclusive interview with America, Archbishop Timothy Costelloe,

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Pope calls female genital mutilation a crime that must stop

Pope Francis Genital Mutilation Title: Pope calls female genital mutilation a crime that must stop Author: Nicole Winfield Publisher: Associated Press Date: 07NOV2022 ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis called female genital mutilation a “crime” on Sunday and said the fight for women’s rights, equality and opportunity must continue for the good of

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The rebel priest standing up to the Catholic Church

Peter Murnane Clerical Errors Title: The rebel priest standing up to the Catholic Church Author: Steve Kilgallon Publisher: Stuff NZ Date:  30OCT2022 For 62 years, Peter Murnane has been a Dominican priest. He remained so through the storm after he poured blood on the floor of the US Consul’s office. When he provided a safe

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Vatican’s anti-child abuse panel to issue first full report in 2024

Vatican’s anti-child abuse panel Title: Vatican’s anti-child abuse panel to issue first full report in 2024 Reporting: Alvise Armellini & Philip Pullella Editing: Andrew Cawthorne & David Gregorio Publisher: Reuters Date: 29OCT2022 VATICAN CITY, Oct 28 (Reuters) – The Vatican panel due to produce annual reports on child abuse prevention within the Catholic Church will

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Vatican’s quiet reprimand of US bishop raises concerns about pope’s clergy abuse law

Vatican’s quiet reprimand of US bishop Title: Vatican’s quiet reprimand of US bishop raises concerns about pope’s clergy abuse law Author: Katie Collins Scott Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date:  04OCT2022 Earlier this year, the retired bishop of the Diocese of Yakima, Washington, received a formal reprimand from the Vatican for how he handled clergy abuse

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Churches defend clergy loophole in child sex abuse reporting

Churches Defend Clergy Loophole Title: Churches defend clergy loophole in child sex abuse reporting Authors: Jason Dearen & Michael Rezendes Publisher: Associated Press Date: 28SEP2022 It was a frigid Sunday evening at the Catholic Newman Center in Salt Lake City when the priest warned parishioners who had gathered after Mass that their right to private

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Lawyers audition for Catholics work Corrs vacated

Corrs Chambers Westgarth Pell Title: Lawyers audition for Catholics work Corrs vacated Author: Joe Aston Publisher: Financial Review Date: 20SEP2022 Since law firm Corrs Chambers Westgarth abruptly dumped the Catholic Archdiocese of Melbourne’s “personal injury work” in July, a major power shift has been underway in the darkest crannies of the legal fraternity. Corrs effectively

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