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Clergy Abuse Survivors Mark Summit Anniversary With Protest at Vatican

Abuse Survivors Protest Vatican Title: Clergy Abuse Survivors Mark Summit Anniversary With Protest at Vatican Author: Edward Pentin Publisher: National Catholic Register Date: 24FEB2020 According to the victims, there has been insufficient progress in making meaningful changes since the 2019 summit. VATICAN CITY — A group of clerical abuse survivors gathered in Rome on Feb.

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One year after global abuse summit, reaction mixed on progress made

Pope Francis SNAP Fingers Title: One year after global abuse summit, reaction mixed on progress made Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 22FEB2020 ROME – As the Boy Scouts of America slide further into scandal with allegations of widespread sexual abuse continuing to go public, the Catholic Church also finds itself on the public

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Argentine clergy abuse victims in Rome, one year after Vatican summit

Provolo Institute Zero Tolerance Title: Argentine clergy abuse victims in Rome, one year after Vatican summit Author: Hannah Brockhaus Publisher: Catholic News Agency (CNA) Date: 21FEB2020 Rome, Italy, Feb 21, 2020 / 12:49 pm (CNA).- One year after the Vatican hosted a summit on the abuse crisis, three former students of an Argentine institute which cared

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Fr Zollner: Protection of minors improving since last year’s summit

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

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Piecemeal Protections The Canadian Church Struggles to Confront Sex Abuse

Piecemeal protections Canada Commonweal Title: Piecemeal Protections The Canadian Church Struggles to Confront Sex Abuse Author: Michael W. Higgins Publication: Commonweal Date: 11FEB2020 It was early December of last year when I heard an extraordinary interview with a Canadian bishop on CBC Radio One, Canada’s premier English-speaking public broadcaster. Extraordinary, because it was thirty minutes long;

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Fr. Hans Zollner: Clergy abuse has damaged the church, but ‘more damage has been done to human beings’

Church damaged by abuse Title: Fr. Hans Zollner: Clergy abuse has damaged the church, but ‘more damage has been done to human beings’ Author: Gia Myers Publication: America Media via Catholic News Service (CNS) Date: 06FEB2020 VILLANOVA, Pa. (CNS) — Almost 200 people filled the Driscoll Hall Auditorium on Villanova University’s campus Jan. 29 looking to deepen

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Clericalism cited as root of sex abuse crisis

Clericalism root of abuse crisis Title: Clericalism cited as root of sex abuse crisis Author: Sarah Salvadore Publication: National Catholic Reporter Date: 04FEB2020 In a Jan. 29 talk at Villanova University in Pennsylvania, Jesuit Fr. Hans Zollner said that clericalism is the root cause of the damage done to the church and called out past

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Abolishing of pontifical secret in abuse cases ‘ground-breaking’, say canon lawyers

Pontifical Secret Abolition Ground-breaking Author: Joshua J. McElwee Publication: National Catholic Reporter Date: 30DEC2019 Several prominent canon lawyers are praising Pope Francis’ decision to abolish the practice of imposing strict confidentiality rules on the Vatican’s legal proceedings in cases involving clergy sexual abuse or misconduct. The move, the lawyers say, will simplify communication between local church officials and

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