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Pope Francis’ reforms the Church’s disciplinary system in response to royal commission

Pope Francis Kieran Tapsell Title: Pope Francis’ reforms the Church’s disciplinary system in response to royal commission Author: Kieran Tapsell Publisher: Pearls and Irritations – John Menadue Date: 08JUN2021 One of the main reasons for the Catholic Church shifting around abusive priests was because its disciplinary system was dysfunctional. Far more children were abused than

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Ex-priest indicted, accused of sexually assaulting Va. teen in 1979

Paul David Ryan Virginia Title: Ex-priest indicted, accused of sexually assaulting Va. teen in 1979 Authors: Tom Jackman & Michelle Boorstein Publisher: The Washington Post Date: 04MAY2021 A former Catholic priest and serial child molester from Australia has been indicted in Virginia on charges of sexually assaulting a teenage boy twice at a Virginia ski resort

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The Mystery of the Vatican – Australia money pipeline

Vatican Australia Money Transfers Title: The Mystery of the Vatican – Australia money pipeline Author: JD Flynn Publisher: The Pillar Date: 09JAN2021 What we know, and what we don’t. A Pillar Explainer. An Australian newspaper called The Australian reported last month that since 2014, billions of dollars have been transferred from the Vatican to bank

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Most viewed posts 2020: Father Glen Walsh paid a heavy price (Sep 9, 2020)

Glen Walsh Heavy Price Title: Most viewed posts 2020: Father Glen Walsh paid a heavy price (Sep 9, 2020) Author: Chris Geraghty Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations Date: 07JAN2021 The revelations never end about priests and brothers, of monsignors and bishops with their secret sexual lives, masturbating, buggerizing, sodomizing and raping boys and

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Is Money Laundering the Reason for Unexplained Funds Transfer from the Vatican to Australia?

Vatican Money Laundering AUSTRAC Title: Is Money Laundering the Reason for Unexplained Funds Transfer from the Vatican to Australia? Author: Edward Pentin Publisher: National Catholic Register Date: 08JAN2021 Senior Vatican officials tell the Register they are continuing to investigate reports that $1.8 billion was wired between 2014 and 2020, but what happened and why remains

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Australian agency reviewing data on Vatican money transfers

AUSTRAC Vatican Money Transfers Title: Australian agency reviewing data on Vatican money transfers Author: Nicole Winfield with contribution from Rod McGuirk Publisher: ABCNews/Associated Press Date: 07JAN2021 Australia’s financial intelligence agency says it’s reviewing its data after questions were raised about its report that $1.8 billion was transferred from the Vatican to Australia over six years.

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Catholic Church’s insurance company in financial trouble over abuse payouts

Catholic Church Insurance Australia Title: Catholic Church’s insurance company in financial trouble over abuse payouts Author: Chris Vedelago Publisher: The Age Date: 22DEC2020 The Catholic Church’s private insurer spent more than $58 million paying out the victims of sexual abuse last year and the company is being forced to raise fresh capital and liquidate investments

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Confessions of a Vatican source: Jason Berry on the McCarrick report

Jason Berry McCarrick Report Title: Confessions of a Vatican source: Jason Berry on the McCarrick report Author: Jason Berry Publisher: National Catholic Reporter (NCR) Date: 25NOV2020 When Pope John Paul II made Theodore McCarrick a cardinal in 2001, the archbishop of Washington, D.C., was a silk-between-the-fingers fundraiser. A year later, when the pope summoned the

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Priest urges Vatican to intervene as fresh sexual misconduct allegations emerge from the Diocese of Broome

Diocese Broome Vatican Scandal Title: Priest urges Vatican to intervene as fresh sexual misconduct allegations emerge from the Diocese of Broome Author: Erin Parke Publisher: ABC Kimberley Date: 09NOV2020 A second priest has broken ranks with the Catholic Church, going public with concerns about what he has described as the “abysmal and extremely unjust” Vatican response

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