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Archdiocese of St. John’s deemed to be vicariously liable in Mount Cashel victims’ suit

Archdiocese vicariously liable Canada Title: Archdiocese of St. John’s deemed to be vicariously liable in Mount Cashel victims’ suit Author: Zena Olijnyk Publisher: Canadian Lawyer Magazine Date: 04AUG2020 A landmark ruling in the Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal, which found that the Archdiocese of St. John’s has a responsibility to compensate victims of the

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St. John’s Roman Catholic corporation liable for abuses at Mount Cashel orphanage: appeals court

Mount Cashel Orphanage Abuse Title: St. John’s Roman Catholic corporation liable for abuses at Mount Cashel orphanage: appeals court Author: Holly McKenzie-Sutter (The Canadian Press) Publisher: The Globe and Mail Date: 29JUL2020 Newfoundland and Labrador’s highest court says the Roman Catholic Episcopal Corporation of St. John’s is financially liable for sexual abuse at the Mount

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Bishops Urged To Oppose Former Priest’s Marriage To Rape Survivor

Priest’s Child Rape India Title: Bishops Urged To Oppose Former Priest’s Marriage To Rape Survivor Author: Matters India Reporter Publisher: Matters India Date:  22 JUL2020 New Delhi, July 22, 2020: A group of catholic women “concerned about justice issues in the Church and society” has condemned a former priest’s plan to marry a minor girl

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Disinfecting denial and secrecy

Pontifical Secret Pandemic Lessons Title: Disinfecting denial and secrecy Author: Nuala Kenny Publisher: LaCroix International Date: 29JUN2020 “Nothing is covered up that will not be uncovered, and nothing secret that will not become known” (Matthew 10, 26-28) Courageous proclamation of the “good news” of God’s love for us is the heart of Jesus’ mission. He is unwavering

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Argentine clergy abuse victims in Rome, one year after Vatican summit

Provolo Institute Zero Tolerance Title: Argentine clergy abuse victims in Rome, one year after Vatican summit Author: Hannah Brockhaus Publisher: Catholic News Agency (CNA) Date: 21FEB2020 Rome, Italy, Feb 21, 2020 / 12:49 pm (CNA).- One year after the Vatican hosted a summit on the abuse crisis, three former students of an Argentine institute which cared

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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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Abolishing of pontifical secret in abuse cases ‘ground-breaking’, say canon lawyers

Pontifical Secret Abolition Ground-breaking Author: Joshua J. McElwee Publication: National Catholic Reporter Date: 30DEC2019 Several prominent canon lawyers are praising Pope Francis’ decision to abolish the practice of imposing strict confidentiality rules on the Vatican’s legal proceedings in cases involving clergy sexual abuse or misconduct. The move, the lawyers say, will simplify communication between local church officials and

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