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Pope Francis condemns forced assimilation of Canada’s residential schools as ‘incompatible with the Gospel’

Pope Francis Deplorable Evil Title: Pope Francis condemns forced assimilation of Canada’s residential schools as ‘incompatible with the Gospel’ Author: Gerard O’Connell Publisher: America Magazine Date: 25JUL2022 In a historic apology, Pope Francis condemned Canada’s residential school system as “a deplorable evil” and asked forgiveness of the Indigenous Peoples for Christians participation in it.“I am

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Pope Francis tells religious orders: Do not be ashamed to denounce abusive priests and brothers.

Pope Francis Zero Tolerance Title: Pope Francis tells religious orders: Do not be ashamed to denounce abusive priests and brothers. Author: Junno Arocho Esteves Publisher: America Magazine via CNS Date: 14JUL2022 VATICAN CITY (CNS)—Religious orders must never tolerate the abuse of children or vulnerable persons, and they must end the practice of moving alleged abusers

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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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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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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: 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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