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Pontifical Secret* facilitated and covered up sexual crimes against children and vulnerable adults for the past century.
Title: Fr Zollner: Protection of minors improving since last year’s summit Author: Vatican News Staff Publication: Vatican News Date: 20FEB2020 One year on from the Meeting on the “Protection of Minors in the Church”, Father Hans Zollner describes the steps taken to listen to victims of clerical sexual abuse and ensure that minors are safe in
First Anniversary Abuse Summit Title: Abuse survivors seek more progress 1 year after papal summit Author: Nicole Winfield Publisher: Midland Reporter-Telegram Date: 20FEB2020 VATICAN CITY (AP) — Survivors of church sex abuse have descended on Rome this week, marking the first anniversary of Pope Francis’ summit of church leaders on preventing abuse with calls for
Anniversary Global Abuse Summit Title: Survivors storm Rome to mark anniversary of global abuse summit Author: Elise Ann Allen Publication: Crux Date: 20FEB2020 ROME – This week clerical abuse survivors from around the world have flocked to Rome to mark the one-year anniversary of Pope Francis’s global summit on child protection, which took place at
Cherry picking abuse reforms Title: Survivor advocacy group accuses pope of cherry-picking abuse reforms Author: Elise Ann Allen Publication: Crux Date: 18FEB2020 ROME – As the one-year mark of Pope Francis’s landmark summit on child protection approaches, survivors of clerical abuse are arguing that the pope, while taking positive steps, is inconsistent in his response
Pontifical Secret Marie Collins Title: Removal of ‘pontifical secret’ in clerical sex abuse trials a step forward for justice Author: Marie Collins Publication: The Irish Times Date: 18FEB2020 On the December 17th last the Vatican announced that the “pontifical secret” would no longer be applied to canon law trials involving clerical sexual offences. Many people were unaware of