Tag: Boston Globe

Opinion

Vatican tightens but doesn’t close accountability loopholes

Barrett Doyle Canon Law Title: Vatican tightens but doesn’t close accountability loopholes Author: Mary Jackson Publisher: wng.org Date: 04JUN2021 New canon laws criminalize grooming and sexual abuse against adults Anne Barrett Doyle began documenting clergy sexual abuse within the Catholic Church in 2003, one year after the Boston Globe reported that church leaders had systematically

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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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Honoring the Legacy & Impact of “Spotlight” Editor Marty Baron

“Spotlight” Editor Marty Baron Title: Honoring the Legacy & Impact of “Spotlight” Editor Marty Baron Author: Jeff Anderson Publisher: Jeff Anderson & Associates Date: 01MAR2021 On February 28, 2021, Washington Post Executive Editor Martin “Marty” Baron retired from journalism. His legacy and his influence on the clergy sexual abuse survivors’ movement cannot be understated. It’s

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The Conscience of the Catholic Church

Catholic Anne Barrett Doyle Title: The Conscience of the Catholic Church Author: Rose Minutaglio Publisher: Elle Date: 26FEB2021 “Are you Catholic?” Anne Barrett Doyle smiled at me expectantly with kind, sea-green eyes. It was months before the pandemic hit, and Barrett Doyle had invited me over to the Boston loft she and her husband moved

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The McCarrick of Wyoming

Bishop Joseph Hart Abuse Title: The McCarrick of Wyoming Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 10FEB2021 This is the second of the two posts I promised, proving that the current ecclesiastical hierarchy continues to operate according to this long-debunked, wrong-headed principle: Sexual abuse is a shameful private matter that should be

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Richard Sipe

SIPE: SEX, LIES, AND THE PRIESTHOOD

Sipe Sex Lies Priesthood Title: SIPE: SEX, LIES, AND THE PRIESTHOOD Author: Salem Film Fest Date: World Premiere on February 20, 2021 Publisher: SipeFilm.com We are pleased to announce our Salem Film Fest presentation of SIPE: SEX, LIES, AND THE PRIESTHOOD. Streaming of the film will be available starting on Saturday, February 20, 2021, at

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Madonnina
Opinion

McCarrick report shows a church infected with unchecked clericalism

McCarrick Report Sick Church Title: McCarrick report shows a church infected with unchecked clericalism Author: Lisa Fullam Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 29DEC2020 The Vatican’s report on defrocked Cardinal Theodore McCarrick revealed sexual abuse of adults and minors by a Catholic cleric and its cover-up by church officials — more of the same pattern we’ve

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Sins of the fathers: Ireland’s sex abuse survivors

Ireland’s Clergy Abuse Survivors Title: Sins of the fathers: Ireland’s sex abuse survivors Author: Euronews Staff Publisher: Euronews Date: 27NOV2020 Revelations of sexual abuse inside the Catholic church shook Ireland to its core. Unreported Europe speaks to those who survived the paedophile priests and examines if the church has truly taken responsibility for the scandal.

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‘It’s crushing’: Survivors react to McCarrick abuse report

Survivors React McCarrick Report Title: ‘It’s crushing’: Survivors react to McCarrick abuse report Author: Sarah Rankin Publisher: Associated Press Date: 12NOV2020 RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Men who have come forward with allegations of abuse by former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick expressed disgust, frustration and outrage after an internal Vatican report outlined what was known about the

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