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Former Christian Brother Ted Bales admits to abusing another 19 children

Christian Brother Ted Bales Title: Former Christian Brother Ted Bales admits to abusing another 19 children Author: Adam Cooper Publisher: The Age Date: 11Jun2021 Convicted paedophile and former Christian Brother Ted Bales has pleaded guilty to abusing 19 children in the 1970s and 1980s, bringing to 50 his total number of confirmed victims.Bales on Friday

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Pope Francis rejects Cardinal Marx’s offer of resignation, calls on all bishops to take responsibility for the abuse crisis

Pope Rejects Marx Resignation Title: Pope Francis rejects Cardinal Marx’s offer of resignation, calls on all bishops to take responsibility for the abuse crisis Author: Gerard O’Connell Publisher: America Magazine (America Media) Date: 10JUN2021 Pope Francis has rejected Cardinal Reinhard Marx’s offer of resignation and told him to continue as archbishop of Munich and Freising

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New Vatican document ‘very disappointing’, says campaigner

Marie Collins Zero Tolerance Title: New Vatican document ‘very disappointing’, says campaigner Author: Vivienne Clarke Publisher: The Irish Times Date: 02JUN2021 Veteran campaigner Marie Collins has expressed her disappointment at the changes to the Catholic Church’s penal code announced by the Vatican on Tuesday. The new rules will force bishops to take action action against

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Pope, Canadian Cardinals meet amid calls for church to act on residential schools

Pope Francis Canadian Cardinals Title: Pope, Canadian Cardinals meet amid calls for church to act on residential schools Author: The Canadian Press Staff Publisher: CTV News Date: 05JUN2021 Pope Francis met with two Canadian Cardinals on Saturday amid mounting pressure on the Catholic Church to take responsibility for Canada’s residential school system, though it’s not

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Cardinal Marx offers Pope Francis his resignation, citing ‘responsibility for the catastrophe of sexual abuse’

Cardinal Reinhard Marx Resignation Title: Cardinal Marx offers Pope Francis his resignation, citing ‘responsibility for the catastrophe of sexual abuse’ Author: Gerard O’Connell Publisher: America Media/America Magazine Date: 04JUN2021 In a decision that has sent shock waves through the German Catholic Church, Cardinal Reinhard Marx, 67, the archbishop of Munich and Freising, revealed that on

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Vatican law criminalizes abuse of adults by priests, laity

Mary Untier Of Knots Title: Vatican law criminalizes abuse of adults by priests, laity Author: Nicole Winfield Publisher: Associated Press Date: 01JUN2021 VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has changed church law to explicitly criminalize the sexual abuse of adults by priests who abuse their authority and to say that laypeople who hold church office

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Former Springfield priest killed 13-year-old boy in 1972: Hampden District Attorney

Lavigne Murdered Danny Croteau Title: Former Springfield priest killed 13-year-old boy in 1972: Hampden District Attorney Author: Rick Sobey Publisher: Boston Herald Date: 24MAY2021 Former priest Richard Lavigne died last week. He murdered a 13-year-old boy 49 years ago, according to the Hampden DA’s Office. (Courtesy photo Hampden DA’s Office) A former Springfield priest who

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