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Study identifies 16 child sex abuse rings in Victorian Catholic Church

Muytjens Clergy Dark Networks Title: Study identifies 16 child sex abuse rings in Victorian Catholic Church Author: Debbie Cuthbertson Publisher: The Age Date: 23FEB2020   A three-year research project into paedophile Catholic clerics in Victoria has identified 16 child sex abuse networks operating over six decades involving 99 priests and Christian Brothers. The investigation found that clergy paedophile rings

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One year after global abuse summit, reaction mixed on progress made

Pope Francis SNAP Fingers Title: One year after global abuse summit, reaction mixed on progress made Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 22FEB2020 ROME – As the Boy Scouts of America slide further into scandal with allegations of widespread sexual abuse continuing to go public, the Catholic Church also finds itself on the public

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Pope says revision of canon law section on crime, penalties is necessary

Pope Canon Law Crimes Title: Pope says revision of canon law section on crime, penalties is necessary Author: Cindy Wooden Publisher: Crux Date: 21FEB2020 ROME — The 12-year process of updating the Code of Canon Law section dealing with crimes and penalties was necessary “to make it more organic and responsive to new situations and

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Argentine clergy abuse victims in Rome, one year after Vatican summit

Provolo Institute Zero Tolerance Title: Argentine clergy abuse victims in Rome, one year after Vatican summit Author: Hannah Brockhaus Publisher: Catholic News Agency (CNA) Date: 21FEB2020 Rome, Italy, Feb 21, 2020 / 12:49 pm (CNA).- One year after the Vatican hosted a summit on the abuse crisis, three former students of an Argentine institute which cared

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Deaf survivors of clergy sexual abuse protest in Vatican

Deaf Survivors Protest Vatican Title: Deaf survivors of clergy sexual abuse protest in Vatican Author: Philip Pullella Reuters Publication: GEO TV Date: 21FEB2020 VATICAN CITY: Victims of sexual abuse by Catholic priests at a school for the deaf in Argentina staged a protest at the Vatican on Friday to bring attention to an upcoming trial of more

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Fr Zollner: Protection of minors improving since last year’s summit

Title: Fr Zollner: Protection of minors improving since last year’s summit Author: Vatican News Staff Publication: Vatican News Date: 20FEB2020 One year on from the Meeting on the “Protection of Minors in the Church”, Father Hans Zollner describes the steps taken to listen to victims of clerical sexual abuse and ensure that minors are safe in

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Abuse survivors seek more progress 1 year after papal summit

First Anniversary Abuse Summit Title: Abuse survivors seek more progress 1 year after papal summit Author: Nicole Winfield Publisher: Midland Reporter-Telegram Date: 20FEB2020 VATICAN CITY (AP) — Survivors of church sex abuse have descended on Rome this week, marking the first anniversary of Pope Francis’ summit of church leaders on preventing abuse with calls for

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Survivors storm Rome to mark anniversary of global abuse summit

Anniversary Global Abuse Summit Title: Survivors storm Rome to mark anniversary of global abuse summit Author: Elise Ann Allen Publication: Crux Date: 20FEB2020 ROME – This week clerical abuse survivors from around the world have flocked to Rome to mark the one-year anniversary of Pope Francis’s global summit on child protection, which took place at

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Deaf Argentine abuse survivors target pope with defiant message

Title: Deaf Argentine abuse survivors target pope with defiant message Author: Geneva (AFP) Publication: France 24 Date: 19FEB2020 Three deaf survivors of clerical sexual abuse from Argentina say they want Pope Francis finally to live up to his promises of reform — and they are taking their call directly to the Vatican this week. The three told

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