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Convicted paedophile Bernard McGrath abused dozens of children. The Catholic Church failed to report his offending

Ferguson RevelationABC Pontifical Secret Title: Convicted paedophile Bernard McGrath abused dozens of children. The Catholic Church failed to report his offending Author: Sarah Ferguson Publisher: ABC News Date: 23MAR2020 Former brother of St John of God, Bernard McGrath, will be eligible for parole in December 2044. McGrath, who is serving two prison sentences in NSW

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No secret that ‘pontifical secrecy’ is taking a beating at pope’s summit

Pontifical Secret Transparency Scicluna Title: No secret that ‘pontifical secrecy’ is taking a beating at pope’s summit Author: John L. Allen Jr. Publisher: Crux Date: 23Feb2019 ROME – One hallmark of Pope Francis’s style is that during big moments, he prefers to have his friends and allies in the spotlight. That’s certainly the case during

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Top anti-abuse expert says ‘paternalistic’ attitude is worse than clericalism

Zollner Paternalistic Attitude Clericalism Title: Top anti-abuse expert says ‘paternalistic’ attitude is worse than clericalism Author: Elise Ann Allen   Publisher: Crux  Date: 13 MAR 2020 ROME – German Jesuit Father Hans Zollner, one of the Catholic Church’s leading experts in child protection, has said that more dangerous than clericalism in the clerical abuse crisis

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Cupich on new Catholic Church abuse protection task force: ‘Regaining trust has to begin with a profound sense of responsibility’

Cupich Zollner Regaining TRUST Title: Cupich on new Catholic Church abuse protection task force: ‘Regaining trust has to begin with a profound sense of responsibility’ Author: JAVONTE ANDERSON Publisher: Chicago Tribune Date: 03MAR2020 In their first interview since Pope Francis named them among the leaders of a new worldwide task force on sexual abuse protections,

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Cardinal Gracias: Church must ‘shed prejudice’ against women’s leadership

Shed Prejudice Women’s Leadership Title: Cardinal Gracias: Church must ‘shed prejudice’ against women’s leadership Author: Joshua J. McElwee Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 24FEB2020 VATICAN CITY — One of the six members of Pope Francis’ advisory Council of Cardinals has acknowledged a bias among the members of the Catholic Church’s all-male hierarchy against giving women

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Clergy Abuse Survivors Mark Summit Anniversary With Protest at Vatican

Abuse Survivors Protest Vatican Title: Clergy Abuse Survivors Mark Summit Anniversary With Protest at Vatican Author: Edward Pentin Publisher: National Catholic Register Date: 24FEB2020 According to the victims, there has been insufficient progress in making meaningful changes since the 2019 summit. VATICAN CITY — A group of clerical abuse survivors gathered in Rome on Feb.

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One year after abuse summit, church reviews progress

Pope Francis waived secrecy Title: One year after abuse summit, church reviews progress Author: Carol Glatz Publisher: CRUX   Date: 23FEB2020 ROME — Since Pope Francis convened a historic summit at the Vatican one year ago to address clergy sex abuse and accountability, much has been done, but advocates say more is needed. Dozens of

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Pope says revision of canon law section on crime, penalties is necessary

Pope Canon Law Crimes Title: Pope says revision of canon law section on crime, penalties is necessary Author: Cindy Wooden Publisher: Crux Date: 21FEB2020 ROME — The 12-year process of updating the Code of Canon Law section dealing with crimes and penalties was necessary “to make it more organic and responsive to new situations and

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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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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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