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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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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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Removal of ‘pontifical secret’ in clerical sex abuse trials a step forward for justice

Pontifical Secret Marie Collins Title: Removal of ‘pontifical secret’ in clerical sex abuse trials a step forward for justice Author: Marie Collins Publication: The Irish Times Date: 18FEB2020 On the December 17th last the Vatican announced that the “pontifical secret” would no longer be applied to canon law trials involving clerical sexual offences. Many people were unaware of

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Little progress since Vatican’s sexual abuse summit, say activists

Child Abuse Zero Tolerance Title: Little progress since Vatican’s sexual abuse summit, say activists Author: Angela Giuffrida Publication: The Guardian Date: 18FEB2020 The Vatican has done little to seriously address the problem of clerical sexual abuse one year on from an unprecedented summit at which bishops and cardinals heard the testimony of victims, activists have

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Child Abuse Royal Commission

Health and Integrity in Church and Ministry

Royal Commission Sexual Abuse Title: Health and Integrity in Church and Ministry: An ecumenical conversation on the task of rebuilding and renewal after the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse Conference Papers Editor: Stephen Crittenden Publication: Franciscan Friars (Australia) Date: 27-29 August 2018 Melbourne, Australia Key excerpts: Recommendation 16.10 is formulated as follows:

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When it comes to abuse victims, the Body of Christ keeps score

Institutional Traumatization Hans Zollner Title: When it comes to abuse victims, the Body of Christ keeps score Author: Adam A.J. DeVille Publication: Our Sunday Visitor Date: 14FEB2020 Having written a book on the sex-abuse crisis in the Church, it usually takes a lot to shock me. Even so, I was horrified to read a priest in Rhode

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The Church and bad faith

Church and bad faith Title: The Church and bad faith Author: Alain Crevier Publication: Radio-Canada Date: 14FEB2020 Last spring, almost by accident, I came across the 30th anniversary of an event that deeply marked Canada. Strangely, it seems that the whole country has forgotten it. It must be said that the building was razed to the

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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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Canon Law

Correspondence from the Congregation for the Doctrine of mass of the entire Catholic Church, bishops and other Ordinaries and Eparchs interest REGARDING THE grave offenses to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the reserved

Ratzinger THE grave offenses Title: Correspondence from the Congregation for the Doctrine of mass of the entire Catholic Church, bishops and other Ordinaries and Eparchs interest REGARDING THE grave offenses to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the reserved Author: Joseph Card. Ratzinger and Tarcisio Bertone Publication: Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Date: 18MAY2001 To fulfill the ecclesiastical law,

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