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The Catholic Church in Canada is worth billions, a Globe investigation shows. Why are its reparations for residential schools so small?

Catholic Church In Canada Title: The Catholic Church in Canada is worth billions, a Globe investigation shows. Why are its reparations for residential schools so small? Authors: Tavia Grant & Tom Cardoso Publisher: The Globe and Mail Date: 07AUG2021 Altogether, Catholic institutions had net assets of $4.1-billion in 2019, and that’s a conservative figure. Meanwhile,

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As Catholic Church balked at paying residential school settlement, Quebec nuns sold nearly $25M in real estate

Grey Nuns Child Abuse Title: As Catholic Church balked at paying residential school settlement, Quebec nuns sold nearly $25M in real estate Author: Simon Nakonechny Publisher: CBC News Date: 09JUL2021 WARNING: This story contains details some readers may find distressing. Three Quebec-based religious orders that staffed residential schools in the rest of Canada have earned

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Opinion

Catholic Church response to sexual abuse must centre on survivor well-being, not defensiveness

Catholic Church Survivor Centred Title: Catholic Church response to sexual abuse must centre on survivor well-being, not defensiveness Author: Cathy Driscoll, Saint Mary’s University Publisher: The Conversation Date: 16JUN2021 In light of the recent discovery of 215 Indigenous children in unmarked graves at a former Catholic-run residential school in British Columbia and investigations at other former

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Pope, Canadian Cardinals meet amid calls for church to act on residential schools

Pope Francis Canadian Cardinals Title: Pope, Canadian Cardinals meet amid calls for church to act on residential schools Author: The Canadian Press Staff Publisher: CTV News Date: 05JUN2021 Pope Francis met with two Canadian Cardinals on Saturday amid mounting pressure on the Catholic Church to take responsibility for Canada’s residential school system, though it’s not

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Catholic church unveils new system for reporting sexual abuse committed or covered up by bishops

Crimes Mandatory Reporting Police Title:Catholic church unveils new system for reporting sexual abuse committed or covered up by bishops Author: CBC Staff Publisher: CBC Canada Date: 07MAY2021 Victims, advocates question why police aren’t considered the first point of contact. Victims and advocates say a new system for reporting sexual abuse and cover-ups by Catholic bishops

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Canadian bishops unveil new system to report bishops for abuse, cover-up

Canadian Bishops Vos Estis Title: Canadian bishops unveil new system to report bishops for abuse, cover-up Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 08MAY2021 ROME – At a time when many are eager to see more implementation of Pope Francis’s recent norms for bishops’ accountability, the Canadian bishops have rolled out a new online reporting

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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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Opinion

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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