Category: Opinion

Madonnina
Opinion

French Catholic Church sexual abuse: The devil lives in holy place

French Catholic Church Abuse Title: French Catholic Church sexual abuse: The devil lives in holy place Author: Xin Ping Publisher: Global Times China Date: 21OCT2021 Perpetrators cannot live with the truth; victims cannot live without it.A recently released 2,500-page report from an independent Commission on Sexual Abuse led by Jean-Marc Sauvé revealed that since 1950,

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Madonnina
Opinion

He Blew the Whistle on the Catholic Church in 1985. Why Didn’t We Listen?

Jason Berry Clergy Abuse Title: He Blew the Whistle on the Catholic Church in 1985. Why Didn’t We Listen? Author:  Ben Proudfoot Featuring: Jason Berry Publisher: The New York Times Date: 24AUG2021 Nearly 20 years ago, an investigation by The Boston Globe into sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests ignited a firestorm of scandal that

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Madonnina
Opinion

The Catholic Church in Canada is worth billions, a Globe investigation shows. Why are its reparations for residential schools so small?

Catholic Church In Canada Title: The Catholic Church in Canada is worth billions, a Globe investigation shows. Why are its reparations for residential schools so small? Authors: Tavia Grant & Tom Cardoso Publisher: The Globe and Mail Date: 07AUG2021 Altogether, Catholic institutions had net assets of $4.1-billion in 2019, and that’s a conservative figure. Meanwhile,

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Madonnina
Opinion

As Cardinal Becciu goes to court, Francis’ financial reforms also on trial

Giovanni Angelo Becciu Trial Title: As Cardinal Becciu goes to court, Francis’ financial reforms also on trial Author: Jason Berry Publisher: National Catholic Reporter (NCR) Date: 27JUL2021 The Vatican is opening criminal proceedings on July 27 against Giovanni Angelo Becciu, a once-powerful cardinal demoted by Pope Francis last fall, and nine other defendants. They are

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Madonnina
Opinion

Grindr Exposé on Anti-LGBTQ Priest Points to Staggering Church Hypocrisy

James Finn Jeffrey Burrill Title: Grindr Exposé on Anti-LGBTQ Priest Points to Staggering Church Hypocrisy Author: James Finn Publisher: whosoever.org Reprinted from Medium with permission of the author. Date: 24JUL2021 Powerful priest exposes Church hate speech Last autumn as the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops actively lobbied Congress to kill a proposed national suicide hotline because it directed help

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Madonnina
Opinion

Reforming the Vatican’s Code of Canon law, #MeToo Insights, and Zero Tolerance

Verdict Justia Canon Law Title: Reforming the Vatican’s Code of Canon law, #MeToo Insights, and Zero Tolerance Author: Lesley Wexler Publisher: Verdict Justia Date: 24JUN2021 In recent days, Pope Francis has described the Catholic Church’s sexual abuse crisis as a worldwide catastrophe. He urged that the Catholic Church end its “head-in-sand policy”, acknowledge its institutional

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