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‘Suffering of clerical abuse survivors offers seeds for more faithful Church’

Safeguarding Conference in Warsaw Title: ‘Suffering of clerical abuse survivors offers seeds for more faithful Church’ Author: Devin Watkins Publisher: Vatican News Date: 20SEP2021 Church representatives from Central and Eastern Europe wrap up the second day of a safeguarding conference in Warsaw, which seeks to turn the pain endured by survivors of clerical sexual abuse

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Expert says Poland experiencing a sea change on clerical abuse

Pontifical Commission Protection Minors Title: Expert says Poland experiencing a sea change on clerical abuse Author: Inés San Martín Publisher: Crux Date: 30AUG2021 ROME – In the past year, 10 bishops in Poland have been removed from their positions and sanctioned by the Vatican, with the papal representative in the country openly acknowledging the reason

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Assumption Day, 2021

Mark White Assumption Day Title: Assumption Day, 2021 Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 15AUG2021 Today, some 1,978 years ago, our Lady finished her earthly pilgrimage, and the Lord took her to Himself. Mary went to heaven, body and soul. Thirteen years ago today, this little weblog began. And right around

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Italy’s top prelate visits Perugia parish whose pastor was arrested

Esposito Pornography Child Exploitation Title: Italy’s top prelate visits Perugia parish whose pastor was arrested Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 06AUG2021 ROME – Days after the arrest of a parish priest in Perugia on charges of child pornography and prostitution, Italian Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti, who oversees the archdiocese, visited the pastor’s community in

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Priest in Perugia arrested on charges of child porn, prostitution

Vincenzo Esposito Child Abuse Title: Priest in Perugia arrested on charges of child porn, prostitution Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 05AUG2021 ROME – A Sicilian priest who has been serving in the Archdiocese of Perugia for nearly 10 years has been arrested on charges of child pornography and child prostitution after allegedly paying

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Disturbing 35-Year-Old Echoes

Theodore McCarrick Report Letters Title: Disturbing 35-Year-Old Echoes Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Date: 03AUG2021 The following quotations come from a series of letters sent to Church officials, beginning 35 years ago. They all came from people who knew that Theodore McCarrick was a criminal… McCarrick has an attraction to children. I

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Grand-Jury Reports + McCarrick Charged With a Crime

McCarrick Charged With Crime Title: Grand-Jury Reports + McCarrick Charged With a Crime Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 29JUL2021 Soon we will mark the third anniversary of the publication of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report on clerical sex-abuse and cover-up. The report offers the public a window into the corrupt

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Opinion

As Cardinal Becciu goes to court, Francis’ financial reforms also on trial

Giovanni Angelo Becciu Trial Title: As Cardinal Becciu goes to court, Francis’ financial reforms also on trial Author: Jason Berry Publisher: National Catholic Reporter (NCR) Date: 27JUL2021 The Vatican is opening criminal proceedings on July 27 against Giovanni Angelo Becciu, a once-powerful cardinal demoted by Pope Francis last fall, and nine other defendants. They are

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