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Former bishop of Broome Christopher Saunders charged over historical sexual abuse allegations

Christopher Saunders Charged Title: Former bishop of Broome Christopher Saunders charged over historical sexual abuse allegations Author: Sarah Keszler and Chris Reason Publisher: 7News Date: 22FEB2024 The former bishop of Broome Christopher Saunders has been charged with a number of historical child sexual abuse offences following a 7NEWS investigation. The 74-year-old senior Catholic cleric was arrested at his

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Pope Francis accused of opposing reforms to tackle clerical sexual abuse

Accusations Pope Opposes Sexual Abuse Reforms Title: Pope Francis accused of opposing reforms to tackle clerical sexual abuse Author: Angela Giuffrida Publisher: The Guardian Date: 14FEB2024 Pope Francis has been accused of opposing reforms that would seriously address the problem of clerical sexual abuse of children and vulnerable adults, while “turning a blind eye” to priests

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Vatican priest advisor on sexuality barred from priestly ministry

Tony Anatrella Sexual Abuse Title: Vatican priest advisor on sexuality barred from priestly ministry Authors: Luke Coppen, Ed Condon & JD Flynn Publisher: The Pillar Date: 18JAN2023 Msgr. Tony Anatrella helped write the Vatican’s 2005 instruction on seminarians “with homosexual tendencies.” He is now barred from ministry after allegations of sexual abuse. The Archdiocese of

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Benedict’s brief papacy was marred by the priest sex abuse scandal

Pope Emeritus Benedict’s death Title: Benedict’s brief papacy was marred by the priest sex abuse scandal Author: Corky Siemaszko Publisher: NBC News Date: 01JAN2023 The priest sex-abuse scandal was the albatross around the neck of Pope Emeritus Benedict’s brief eight-year reign as leader of the Roman Catholic Church, according to Vatican analysts. Long-suppressed allegations that priests had been preying

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Crisis of confidence over cardinal shakes Cologne Catholics

Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki Title: Crisis of confidence over cardinal shakes Cologne Catholics Author: Kirsten Grieshaber Publisher: Crux (via Associated Press) Date: 10DEC2022 COLOGNE, Germany — An unprecedented crisis of confidence is shaking a historic center of Catholicism in Germany — the Archdiocese of Cologne. Catholic believers have protested their deeply divisive archbishop, and are

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