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Former CBC Fremantle student claims chaplain Damian Barker sexually abused boys in ‘lockable confessional’

Damian Barker Sexual Abuse Title: Former CBC Fremantle student claims chaplain Damian Barker sexually abused boys in ‘lockable confessional’ Authors:  Rebecca Turner and Nicolas Perpitch Publisher: ABC News Date:  16AUG2022 At the heart of a school where Fremantle’s Catholics sent their boys to be educated, a chaplain created his own lockable confessional to allegedly sexually abuse primary

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Paedophile priest Vincent Gerard Ryan dead at 84

Paedophile Vincent Gerard Ryan Title: Paedophile priest Vincent Gerard Ryan dead at 84 Author: Giselle Wakatama Publisher: ABC News Newcastle Date: 30MAY2022 Notorious paedophile priest Vincent Gerard Ryan has died at the age of 84. Key points: Vincent Gerard Ryan had 37 known victims Ryan has died at the age of 84 Catholic Church officials will not

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Pope releases Vatican reform, gives weight to fighting abuse

Pope Releases Vatican Reform Title: Pope releases Vatican reform, gives weight to fighting abuse Author: Nicole Winfield Publisher: ABC News/Associated Press Date: 20MAR2022 ROME — Pope Francis released his long-awaited reform program of the Holy See bureaucracy on Saturday that envisages greater decision-making roles for the laity and gives new institutional weight to efforts to

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Vatican cardinal says donations went to charity, not brother

Cardinal Becciu Vatican Court Title: Vatican cardinal says donations went to charity, not brother Author: Nicole Winfield Publisher: ABC News/Associated Press Date: 18MAR2022 A once-powerful cardinal has told a Vatican court that he donated 125,000 euros ($140,000) of Vatican money to a Sardinian diocesan charity for purely charitable reasons VATICAN CITY — A once-powerful cardinal

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Survivors abused by ‘sadistic’ priest win compensation battle, but money ‘won’t change’ impact

Bryan Coffey Clergy Abuse Title: Survivors abused by ‘sadistic’ priest win compensation battle, but money ‘won’t change’ impact Author: Matt Neal Publisher: ABC News Date: 26AUG2021 Two men who were abused by a paedophile priest in regional Victoria in the 1960s have reached landmark settlement agreements with the Catholic Church. Key Points: Coffey, who died in

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Catholic Church paedophile networks to be mapped ‘like organised crime’ by academics

Catholic Church Paedophile Networks Title: Catholic Church paedophile networks to be mapped ‘like organised crime’ by academics Author: Giselle Wakatama Publisher: ABC News Newcastle Date: 05FEB2021 A “mafia-like” code of silence among “dark networks” within the Catholic Church has begun to emerge from a world-first project mapping clerical paedophile networks, says an academic behind the

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The Unrepentant Syndicate

Mark White Unrepentant Syndicate Title: The Unrepentant Syndicate Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 01FEB2021 This is the first of the two posts I promised, proving that the current ecclesiastical hierarchy continues to operate according to this long-debunked, wrong-headed principle: Sexual abuse is a shameful private matter that should be kept

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EXCLUSIVE: Leaked transcript shows NY church’s attempt to block Child Victims Act

Catholic Attempt Block CVA Title: EXCLUSIVE: Leaked transcript shows NY church’s attempt to block Child Victims Act Author: Pete Madden Publisher: ABC Newz Date: 14JAN2021 When Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the longtime leader of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, introduced the Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program to the public in Oct. 2016, he expressed

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