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Catholic church unveils new system for reporting sexual abuse committed or covered up by bishops

Crimes Mandatory Reporting Police Title:Catholic church unveils new system for reporting sexual abuse committed or covered up by bishops Author: CBC Staff Publisher: CBC Canada Date: 07MAY2021 Victims, advocates question why police aren’t considered the first point of contact. Victims and advocates say a new system for reporting sexual abuse and cover-ups by Catholic bishops

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A Historic Resignation

Holding Bishop Hoeppner accountable Title: A Historic Resignation Author: Paul Moses Publisher: Commonweal Magazine Date: 16APR2021 When Msgr. Roger Grundhaus wanted to baptize his niece’s baby in the cathedral of a nearby diocese, there was the simple matter of getting a letter from his bishop affirming that he was a priest in good standing.Bishop Michael

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Decades before the Vatican’s McCarrick report, there was a mother on a secret mission

Mother’s Secret McCarrick Mission Title: Decades before the Vatican’s McCarrick report, there was a mother on a secret mission Author: Michelle Boorstein Publisher: The Washington Post Date: 20NOV2020 Decades before there was a “bombshell Vatican report” about ex-cardinal Theodore McCarrick, before there was the 2020 fall meeting of U.S. bishops discussing whether the best reaction

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Reviled by Catholic leaders, this NJ activist has helped many victims of clergy sex abuse

Robert Hoatson Catholic Accolade Title: Reviled by Catholic leaders, this NJ activist has helped many victims of clergy sex abuse Author: Deena Yellin Publisher: NorthJersey.com Date: 28OCT2020 As an advocate for survivors of clergy sex abuse and a watchdog of the Catholic Church, Robert Hoatson is accustomed to provoking the wrath of Catholic leaders. He’s also no stranger to the

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Royal commission files reveal previously unseen details about abuse by priests in Newcastle

Newcastle Royal Commission Files Title: Royal commission files reveal previously unseen details about abuse by priests in Newcastle Authors: Liz Farquhar and Madeline Lewis Publisher: ABC News Newcastle Date: 20OCT2020 Abuse survivors have welcomed reports from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse made public today that reveal previously unseen details about

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Former priest Sabine Griego dies weeks before trial

Sabine Griego Dies Pre-Trial Title: Former priest Sabine Griego dies weeks before trial Author: Colleen Heild Publisher: Albuquerque Journal Date: 05OCT2020 A former Catholic priest accused of committing “heinous” sexual acts against children in New Mexico decades ago has died just weeks before he was to go on trial for the first-degree sexual abuse of a

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Crisis: Clergy Abuse in the Catholic Church Podcast

Church’s ongoing clergy abuse scandals recounted in new podcast

Clergy Abuse Crisis Podcasts Title: Church’s ongoing clergy abuse scandals recounted in new podcast Author: Christopher White Publisher: National Catholic Reporter (NCR) Date: 19SEP2020 As U.S. Catholics await the release of the Vatican’s report on former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who was laicized by Pope Francis for serial sexual abuse, a new podcast chronicles the scourge

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George Pell

Jesse Mulligan talks with Melissa Davey

Case of George Pell Title: Melissa Davey – The Case of George Pell Presenter: Jesse Mulligan talks with Melissa Davey From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, Publisher: RNZ National Date: 10AUG2020 Every hearing, every trial, mistrial, retrial, every appeal against charges that Australian Cardinal George Pell sexually abused two 13 year old boys, Melissa Davey was

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