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Guest Post: Judy Rogers

Mark White Judy Rogers Title: Guest Post: Judy Rogers Author: Judy Rogers Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 08JUL2020 His Eminence Marc Cardinal Ouellet Prefect, Congregation of Bishops Palazzo della Congregazioni, Piazza Pio XII, 10 00193 Roma, Italia July 2, 2020 Your Eminence: I write today re Fr. Mark White, who was suspended from his

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Polish Church faces reckoning over sex abuse

Polish Church Abuse Reckoning Title: Polish Church faces reckoning over sex abuse Author: Anna Maria Jakubek                  {Agence-France Press (AFP)} Publisher:  Yahoo News via AFP Date: 08JUL2020 Jakub Pankowiak’s story of sexual abuse by a priest is part of a documentary called “Hide and Seek”. Jakub Pankowiak’s story of

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Guardian Angels: Safeguarding minors is a mandate, not a choice

Guardian Angels Safeguarding minors Title: Guardian Angels: Safeguarding minors is a mandate, not a choice Author: Carol Glatz Publisher: The Pilot (Boston) via Catholic News Service Date: 02JUL2020 VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Concern and frustration with delayed and failed responses to abuse scandals in Poland culminated in a desperate appeal to Pope Francis to help

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Church should empower victims to disclose abuse

Charles Scicluna Pontifical Secret Title: Church should empower victims to disclose abuse Author: Juliet Palmer Publisher: CathNews NZ Pacific Date:  06JUL2020 The Catholic Church needs to empower victims of clerical abuse to disclose their predicament, says Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna. It’s been more than a year since Pope Francis published “Vos Est Lux Mundi (You

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Primate of Poland: Church must rebuild trust amid abuse crisis

Trust Poland Clergy Abuse Title: Primate of Poland: Church must rebuild trust amid abuse crisis Author: CNA Staff Publisher: Catholic News Agency (CNA) Date: 06JUL2020 CNA Staff, Jul 6, 2020 / 09:00 am MT (CNA).- The Catholic Church can only rebuild trust in its handling of clerical abuse by “taking responsibility for clarifying all crimes and

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Pope Francis recommends silence before forces of scandal and division

Pope Silence Vigano McCarrick Title: Pope Francis recommends silence before forces of scandal and division Author: Gerard O’Connell Publisher: America The Jesuit Review Date: 03SEP2018 During his homily at his first morning Mass at Santa Marta since the summer break, Pope Francis recommended “silence and prayer” when one is confronted “with people lacking good will,

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Two former Diocese of Jefferson City priests dismissed

Priests Duesdieker Lahr Laicized Title: Two former Diocese of Jefferson City priests dismissed Author: Joe Gamm Publisher: News Tribune Date: 05JUL2020 Two men who are on the Diocese of Jefferson City’s list of priests who were credibly accused of clergy abuse have been laicized, or dismissed from being priests. Robert Duesdieker was ordained in 1980 and

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Gulag Dispatch #6: What Does ‘Justice for Father Mark’ Mean?

Justice For Father Mark? Title: Gulag Dispatch #6: What Does ‘Justice for Father Mark’ Mean? Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 04JUL2020 On March 19, Bishop Barry Knestout wrote to the parishioners of Rocky Mount and Martinsville. The bishop indicted your unworthy servant for the crime of “working against the unity of

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‘Follow the Path of Truth Wherever it May Lead’

Figueiredo Report Theodore McCarrick Title: ‘Follow the Path of Truth Wherever it May Lead’ Author: Monsignor Anthony J. Figueiredo Publisher: TheFigueiredoReport.com Date: 28MAY2019 The former Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick ordained me to the priesthood 25 years ago today.  I served as his personal secretary in the Archdiocese of Newark (September 1994 – June 1995) and also assisted

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Top Vatican investigator on sex abuse says church must empower victims

Archbishop Scicluna Clergy Abuse Title: Top Vatican investigator on sex abuse says church must empower victims Author: Claire Giangrave Publisher: Religion News Service Date: 02JUL2020 VATICAN CITY (RNS) — It’s been more than a year since Pope Francis issued his historic document, “Vos Est Lux Mundi (You are the light of the world),” and ushered in

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