Challenge of Sexual Abuse Title: The challenge of sexual abuse: What has happened since the February 2019 Summit Author: Father Federico Lombardi, SJ Publisher: Vatican News Date: 26AUG2021 In February 2019, Pope Francis invited the presidents of every episcopal conference to the Vatican for a Meeting on the Protection of Minors in the Church to
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Fergus Finlay Irish Examiner Title: Church still incapable of saying there is no excuse for a priest abusing a child Author: Fergus Finlay Publisher: Irish Examiner Date: 08JUN2021 They may have attracted positive PR for the Church, but the new measures for dealing with clerical abuse are a million miles away from being good enough.
Pope Francis Kieran Tapsell Title: Pope Francis’ reforms the Church’s disciplinary system in response to royal commission Author: Kieran Tapsell Publisher: Pearls and Irritations – John Menadue Date: 08JUN2021 One of the main reasons for the Catholic Church shifting around abusive priests was because its disciplinary system was dysfunctional. Far more children were abused than