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Former Bellingham priest named in child sex abuse settlement

Archdiocese of Boston Abuse Title: Former Bellingham priest named in child sex abuse settlement Author: Alison Bosma Publisher: The Milford Daily News Date: 15SEP2020 Three former priests associated with the Archdiocese of Boston, including one who worked in churches in Hudson and Bellingham, were named in child sexual abuse settlements reached earlier this year.”Our clients

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Polish bishop let priest accused of sex abuse keep teaching children – Vatican orders investigation

Vatican Investigates Polish Bishop Title: Polish bishop let priest accused of sex abuse keep teaching children – Vatican orders investigation Author: Juliette Bretan Publisher: Notes From Poland Date: 13SEP2020 A priest being investigated for alleged child sex abuse was allowed to continue working, including teaching children in a public school, for eight years after the

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Bankruptcy judge sets deadline for filing clergy abuse claims against diocese

Child Victims Act expires Title: Bankruptcy judge sets deadline for filing clergy abuse claims against diocese Author: Jay Tokasz Publisher: The Buffalo News Date: 11SEP2020 Sexual abuse victims will have until next August to file a claim against the Buffalo Diocese in federal bankruptcy proceedings. Chief Judge Carl L. Bucki of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court

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Queensland Bishop Michael McCarthy says priests will not break seal of confession to report sex abuse, despite new law

Priests Will Break Law Title: Queensland Bishop Michael McCarthy says priests will not break seal of confession to report sex abuse, despite new law Authors: Jemima Burt and Paul Culliver Publisher: ABC News Date: 12SEP2020 A Queensland bishop says priests in his diocese will not break the “seal of confession” and report known or suspected cases of

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For Australia, child protection outweighs religious freedom, ambassador says

ChildProtection Outweighs Religious Freedom Title: For Australia, child protection outweighs religious freedom, ambassador says Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 11SEP2020 ROME – Australia’s new ambassador to the Holy See has said that when it comes to nuanced issues such as religious freedom in the country’s fight for child protection, her government’s evaluation would

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Pope Francis: ‘Never again to the culture of abuse’

Pope Francis Never Again Title: Pope Francis: ‘Never again to the culture of abuse’ Author: Courtney Mares Publisher: Catholic News Agency Date: 10SEP2020 Vatican City, Sep 10, 2020 / 06:00 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis has written a prologue to a recently published book on sexual abuse in the Catholic Church entitled “Theology and Prevention.”

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Ex-Cardinal McCarrick had 2nd beach house linked to mysterious debt and unusual history

Theodore McCarrick Crine Uszenski Title: Ex-Cardinal McCarrick had 2nd beach house linked to mysterious debt and unusual history Authors: Abbott Koloff and Deena Yellin Publisher: NorthJersey.com Date: 08SEP2020 Even as Vatican officials pressured former Newark Archbishop Theodore McCarrick to sell a Sea Girt home in the late 1990s after allegations that he sexually harassed seminarians on overnight

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Putting Children First: Child Protection Week 2020

Child Protection Week 2020 Title: Putting Children First: Child Protection Week 2020 Author: Communications Office Publisher: Melbourne Catholic, Date: 02SEP2020 This year marks the 30th anniversary of Child Protection Week (6-12 September). The theme for 2020, ‘Putting Children First’, was chosen by the National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN) and underscores

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