Tag: canon law

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Opinion

The Catholic Church desperately needs to change, but will it do so?

Will Catholic Church Change? Title: The Catholic Church desperately needs to change, but will it do so? Author: Ruth Gledhill Publisher: Christian Today Date: 10JUN2021 There is no doubt that at long last, the Catholic Church has heard the message that survivors and others have been crying out for decades. There is a serious problem

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Opinion

Pope Francis’ reforms the Church’s disciplinary system in response to royal commission

Pope Francis Kieran Tapsell Title: Pope Francis’ reforms the Church’s disciplinary system in response to royal commission Author: Kieran Tapsell Publisher: Pearls and Irritations – John Menadue Date: 08JUN2021 One of the main reasons for the Catholic Church shifting around abusive priests was because its disciplinary system was dysfunctional. Far more children were abused than

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Kieran Tapsell

Canon Law on Child Sexual Abuse Through the Ages

Catholics Canon Law Tapsell Title: Canon Law on Child Sexual Abuse Through the Ages Author: Kieran Tapsell Publisher: CatholicsForRenewal.Org In 2014 two senior members of the Marist and Christian Brothers in Australia told Justice McLellan, the Chair of the Child Sexual Abuse Royal Commission that in the 1980s the brothers would not have regarded touching a

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News

New Vatican document ‘very disappointing’, says campaigner

Marie Collins Zero Tolerance Title: New Vatican document ‘very disappointing’, says campaigner Author: Vivienne Clarke Publisher: The Irish Times Date: 02JUN2021 Veteran campaigner Marie Collins has expressed her disappointment at the changes to the Catholic Church’s penal code announced by the Vatican on Tuesday. The new rules will force bishops to take action action against

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News

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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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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Cardinal Marx offers Pope Francis his resignation, citing ‘responsibility for the catastrophe of sexual abuse’

Cardinal Reinhard Marx Resignation Title: Cardinal Marx offers Pope Francis his resignation, citing ‘responsibility for the catastrophe of sexual abuse’ Author: Gerard O’Connell Publisher: America Media/America Magazine Date: 04JUN2021 In a decision that has sent shock waves through the German Catholic Church, Cardinal Reinhard Marx, 67, the archbishop of Munich and Freising, revealed that on

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Podcast

Reaction To The Changes In The Catholic Church’s Penal Code

Catholic Church Penal Code Title: Reaction To The Changes In The Catholic Church’s Penal Code Podcast: The Pat Kenny Show Presenter: Pat Kenny interviews Marie Collins Publisher: Newstalk Date: 02Jun2021 Pope Francis has ordered the biggest changes to the Catholic Church’s penal code in four decades, which will force bishops to take action against clerics who abuse

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Canon Law

Vatican tells bishops to get serious on crime and punishment

Canon Law Crime Punishment Title: Vatican tells bishops to get serious on crime and punishment Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 02JUN2021 ROME – On Tuesday the Vatican published a long-awaited revision of Book VI of the Code of Canon Law, unveiling a brand-new penal system including a handful of new crimes and making

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