Category: Opinion

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Opinion

Who still stands with Viganò?

Who Stands With Vigano? Title: Who still stands with Viganò? Author: Michael Sean Winters Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 27JUL2020 Next month will be the second anniversary of the infamous “testimony” of former nuncio Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò, published first at the EWTN-owned National Catholic Register. It was obviously the work of a profoundly disturbed

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Opinion

Pope Francis Should Severely Punish Bishops Who Do Not Comply With The Guidance

Pope Francis Punish Bishops Title: Pope Francis Should Severely Punish Bishops Who Do Not Comply With The Guidance Author: The Post-Journal Opinion staff Publisher: The Post-Journal Date: 24JUL2020 Pope Francis is telling Roman Catholic leaders they must do what most people — including the overwhelming majority of the church’s faithful — would do without being

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Opinion

Eradicating the McCarrick Virus

Eradicating the McCarrick Virus Title: Eradicating the McCarrick Virus Author: The Editors Publisher: National Catholic Register Date: 24JUL2020 EDITORIAL: Two years after the former cardinal’s sexual predilections were revealed, the Vatican still hasn’t released its report. It has now been two years since Pope Francis accepted Theodore McCarrick’s resignation from the College of Cardinals, shortly after

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Opinion

Opinion: Kieran Tapsell responds to release of Vatican “vademecum” or handbook in dealing with clerical abuse allegations.

Kieran Tapsell Vatican Vademecum Title: Opinion: Kieran Tapsell responds to release of Vatican “vademecum” or handbook in dealing with clerical abuse allegations. Author: Kieran Tapsell Publisher: Pontifical Secret website. Date: 18JUL2020 Kieran Tapsell It is true that Pope Francis has not made reporting to the civil authorities mandatory under canon law. The problem with his

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Opinion

‘Pray for Your Poor Uncle,’ a Predatory Priest Told His Victims

Pray For Uncle Ted Title: ‘Pray for Your Poor Uncle,’ a Predatory Priest Told His Victims Author: Elizabeth Bruenig Publisher: NYTimes Date: 15JUL2020 As former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick became a powerful figure in the church, several boys from one family say he targeted them Rain fell in New York City four days before Christmas of

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Opinion

Disgraced Catholic Priest Francis Trauger Pleads Guilty, SNAP Reacts

Trauger Guilty SNAP Reacts Title: Disgraced Catholic Priest Francis Trauger Pleads Guilty, SNAP Reacts Authors: SNAP Contact: Michael McDonnell & Zach Hiner Publisher: SNAP Date: 08JUL2020 A former Catholic priest and serial child abuser from Levittown, Francis (Frank) X. Trauger, will plead guilty to charges he sexually assaulted two boys. We are grateful to the police

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Opinion

Isolated Pope Francis Faces Yet Another Setback in Pandemic

Pope Francis Vatican Scandals Title: Isolated Pope Francis Faces Yet Another Setback in Pandemic Author: Francis X. Rocca Publisher: The Wall Street Journal Date: 07JUL2020 Coronavirus comes as the Vatican has struggled in recent years with scandals and financial woes VATICAN CITY—The world-wide restrictions on public events to deal with the coronavirus pandemic are the latest

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