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Opinion

Explainer: Cardinal Marx wasn’t accused of sexual abuse or cover-up. So why has he offered to resign?

Cardinal Reinhard Marx Explainer Title: Explainer: Cardinal Marx wasn’t accused of sexual abuse or cover-up. So why has he offered to resign? Author: Gerard O’Connell Publisher: America Magazine (America Media) Date: 09JUN2021 While Cardinal Reinhard Marx has long been a mover and shaker in the Catholic Church both in Germany and at the universal level,

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News

Cardinal Marx offers Pope Francis his resignation, citing ‘responsibility for the catastrophe of sexual abuse’

Cardinal Reinhard Marx Resignation Title: Cardinal Marx offers Pope Francis his resignation, citing ‘responsibility for the catastrophe of sexual abuse’ Author: Gerard O’Connell Publisher: America Media/America Magazine Date: 04JUN2021 In a decision that has sent shock waves through the German Catholic Church, Cardinal Reinhard Marx, 67, the archbishop of Munich and Freising, revealed that on

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Podcast

Podcast: Inside the top secret process of appointing a Catholic bishop

Bishop Selection Pontifical Secret Title: Podcast: Inside the top secret process of appointing a Catholic bishop Podcast Presenters: Colleen Dulle & Gerard O’Connell Publisher: America Magazine Date: 22APR2021 When Father John Wester received a call just before 8 a.m. Mass, he had no idea it would be the nuncio, the pope’s ambassador, phoning to tell him

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Opinion

Catholics owe Marty Baron a debt of gratitude. He told us the truth about the clerical sex abuse crisis.

Marty Baron Clerical Abuse Title: Catholics owe Marty Baron a debt of gratitude. He told us the truth about the clerical sex abuse crisis. Author: Eileen Markey Publisher: America Magazine Date: 26MAR2021 Marty Baron, editor of The Boston Globe when the newspaper exposed the Catholic hierarchy’s systemic coverup of sexual abuse of children by clergy,

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News

Pope Francis names Juan Carlos Cruz, prominent abuse survivor and whistleblower, to Vatican panel

Juan Carlos Cruz Vatican Title: Pope Francis names Juan Carlos Cruz, prominent abuse survivor and whistleblower, to Vatican panel Author: Gerard O’Connell Publisher: America Magazine Date: 24MAR2021 In a highly significant decision, Pope Francis has appointed Juan Carlos Cruz—a well-known Chilean victim of abuse, international advocate for survivors of clerical abuse and a gay man—as

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The U.K. is reckoning with a clerical sex abuse crisis. Again.

United Kingdom Clerical Abuse Title: The U.K. is reckoning with a clerical sex abuse crisis. Again. Author: Ricardo da Silva, S.J. Publisher: America Magazine Date: 03DEC2020 Editor’s note: This article contains descriptions of child sexual abuse and trauma.On the night before her confirmation, Sue Cox was sexually abused by a Catholic priest at a convent

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Podcast

Podcast: Abuse survivor Juan Carlos Cruz responds to the McCarrick Report

Survivor Juan Carlos Cruz Title:  Podcast: Abuse survivor Juan Carlos Cruz responds to the McCarrick Report Podcast Host:  Colleen Dulle Guest:  Juan Carlos Cruz Publisher:  America Magazine (America Media) Date: 23NOV2020 Juan Carlos Cruz is an abuse survivor and advocate who has the pope’s ear when it comes to clerical sexual abuse. In 2018, when

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Podcast

Podcast: The McCarrick report set a precedent. Other survivors want their reports published, too.

Vatican McCarrick Report Precedent Title:  Podcast: The McCarrick report set a precedent. Other survivors want their reports published, too. Podcast Producer & Host: Colleen Dulle Co-Host:  Gerard O’Connell Publisher:  America Magazine Date: 18NOV2020 Last week, the Vatican released its report on how former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick was able to rise through the ranks of the church hierarchy

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Opinion

The McCarrick Report confirms it: Clericalism powered the sex abuse crisis.

Clericalism Sex Abuse Crisis Title: The McCarrick Report confirms it: Clericalism powered the sex abuse crisis. Author:  Sam Sawyer, S.J. Publisher: America Magazine Date: 12NOV2020 People have been scouring the 461 pages of the McCarrick Report, looking for a smoking gun that definitively explains what went wrong and who should be held responsible for the

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