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Vlog: How Are Institutional Defendants Responding to Claims Brought Under the California Child Victims Act?

California Child Victims Act Title: Vlog: How Are Institutional Defendants Responding to Claims Brought Under the California Child Victims Act? Author: Mike Reck Publisher: Jeff Anderson and Associates Date: 03MAR2021 Transcript: So, being about a year into the window provided by the Child Victims Act, we’ve now had a chance to really see a response

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‘Spotlight’ editor on retirement: Clergy abuse coverage has permanently changed church

Martin Baron Spotlight Retirement Title: ‘Spotlight’ editor on retirement: Clergy abuse coverage has permanently changed church Author: Christopher White Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date:  26FEB2021 When Martin Baron, one of the most consequential newspaper editors in America, announced his upcoming retirement, he cited his work overseeing the Boston Globe’s coverage of clergy sexual abuse and

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Will the Vatican investigate a cardinal implicated in its own abuse trial?

Cardinal Angelo Comastri Investigation? Title: Will the Vatican investigate a cardinal implicated in its own abuse trial? Author: John L. Allen Jr. Publisher: Crux Now Date: 25FEB2021 ROME – An unusual sex abuse trial currently underway in the Vatican took a potentially explosive turn Wednesday, and the response may have a great deal to say

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Protection of minors: A balance is needed

Hiding Behind Confessional Seal Title: Protection of minors: A balance is needed Author: Gudrun Sailer Publisher: Vatican News Date: 19FEB2021 As many churches in different countries prepare to mark a Day of Prayer for Victims and Survivors of Abuse, an interview with Dr Myriam Wijlens, a professor in canon law and member of the Pontifical

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The Church of the Stigmata

Shannon Leigh Stigmata Church Title: The Church of the Stigmata Author: Shannon Leigh Publisher: Medium.Com Date: 15FEB2021 Those of us who have been abused by and in the church are a stigmata of Christ. We are St. Thomas touching the wounds of Christ. We are St. Francis of Assisi with bloodied hands and feet. When

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News

Statement of Attorney Jeff Anderson on Bishop’s Self-Serving Scheme to Limit Rights Provided Under Child Sexual Abuse Act

Dennis Sullivan Dastardly Scheme Title: Statement of Attorney Jeff Anderson on Bishop’s Self-Serving Scheme to Limit Rights Provided Under Child Sexual Abuse Act Author: Trusha Goffe Publisher: Jeff Anderson & Associates Date: 04JAN2021 (Camden, NJ) – Today, over a live moderated virtual press conference, attorney Jeff Anderson will: Put a spotlight on the dangerous, deceptive Plan

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Seattle archbishop is stonewalling push for more transparency of church sex-abuse cases, group contends

Archbishop Paul Etienne Stonewalling Title: Seattle archbishop is stonewalling push for more transparency of church sex-abuse cases, group contends Author: Lewis Kamb Publisher: Seattle Times Date: 02JAN2021 Their ranks include ex-federal prosecutors, a retired judge, a one-time assistant police chief, even a former priest. But a group of prominent Catholics say they still can’t get

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Opinion

McCarrick report shows a church infected with unchecked clericalism

McCarrick Report Sick Church Title: McCarrick report shows a church infected with unchecked clericalism Author: Lisa Fullam Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 29DEC2020 The Vatican’s report on defrocked Cardinal Theodore McCarrick revealed sexual abuse of adults and minors by a Catholic cleric and its cover-up by church officials — more of the same pattern we’ve

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Waiting with hope for Church renewal.

Catholics For Renewal Australia Title: Waiting with hope for Church renewal. Author: Catholics For Renewal Publisher: John Menadue Date: 20DEC2020 “We begin to die the day we don’t act on things that matter.” – Dr Martin Luther King Jnr As of  10 December 2020, 297 days remain before the Opening of the 1st Session of

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