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News

Probe of Crookston bishop in month 15, while Catholics urge action

Crookston Bishop Michael Hoeppner Title: Probe of Crookston bishop in month 15, while Catholics urge action Author: JD Flynn Publisher: The Pillar Date: 15JAN2021 News: ‘Vos estis lux mundi’ More than 15 months into the first U.S. investigation of a bishop under norms approved by Pope Francis, the Diocese of Crookston, Minnesota, says it has

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Trove of Buffalo Diocese abuse records turned over to victims in bankruptcy court

Buffalo Diocese secret files Title: Trove of Buffalo Diocese abuse records turned over to victims in bankruptcy court Author: Jay Tokasz Publisher: The Buffalo News Date: 10Jan2021 Lawyers and survivors of childhood sexual abuse are reviewing more than 25,000 pages of internal Buffalo Diocese documents relating to clergy abuse, diocesan finances and personnel files. Diocese

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Madonnina
Opinion

Most viewed posts 2020: Father Glen Walsh paid a heavy price (Sep 9, 2020)

Glen Walsh Heavy Price Title: Most viewed posts 2020: Father Glen Walsh paid a heavy price (Sep 9, 2020) Author: Chris Geraghty Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations Date: 07JAN2021 The revelations never end about priests and brothers, of monsignors and bishops with their secret sexual lives, masturbating, buggerizing, sodomizing and raping boys and

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Fall River Diocese releases names of clergy accused of abuse

Fall River Clergy Abuse Title: Fall River Diocese releases names of clergy accused of abuse Author: Amanda Hoskins Publisher: turnto10.com, NBC 10 News, 10 WJAR Date: 08JAN2021 Some of the records and accusations date back 70 years, with most cases involving conduct that happened between the 1960s and 1980, according to a release from the

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Madonnina
Opinion

McCarrick report shows a church infected with unchecked clericalism

McCarrick Report Sick Church Title: McCarrick report shows a church infected with unchecked clericalism Author: Lisa Fullam Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 29DEC2020 The Vatican’s report on defrocked Cardinal Theodore McCarrick revealed sexual abuse of adults and minors by a Catholic cleric and its cover-up by church officials — more of the same pattern we’ve

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News

Inter-American Human Rights Commission to look into clerical sexual abuse

Inter-American Human Rights Title: Inter-American Human Rights Commission to look into clerical sexual abuse Author: Ines San Martin Publisher: Crux Date: 08DEC2020 ROSARIO, Argentina – For the first time in its history, the Inter-American Human Rights Commission promised to defend victims of clerical sexual abuse, with cases being reported in at least 19 countries in

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Madonnina
Opinion

Time for a reckoning: Church must confront, change old boys’ network exposed in Vatican’s McCarrick report | Faith Matters

McCarrick Report Reckoning Santora Title: Time for a reckoning: Church must confront, change old boys’ network exposed in Vatican’s McCarrick report | Faith Matters Author: Rev. Alexander Santora Publisher: NJ.Com (The Jersey Journal) Date: 06DEC2020 The report refers to her simply as “Mother 1.” A Manhattan woman with a large brood of mostly boys and

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Madonnina
Opinion

The Connection between Archbishop Gregory Aymond and St. John Vianney Prep

SNAP Archbishop Gregory Aymond Title: The Connection between Archbishop Gregory Aymond and St. John Vianney Prep Author: Kevin Bourgeois Publisher: Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP) Date: 03DEC2020 I am a proud graduate of St. John Prep’s final graduating class of 1985. My high school alma mater closed, we were told, because not

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Opinion

The Editorial Board: Attorney general shows complicity by Malone in shielding accused priests

Attorney General Malone Complicit Title: The Editorial Board: Attorney general shows complicity by Malone in shielding accused priests Author: News Editorial Board Publisher: Buffalo News Date: 29NOV2020 In 2019, a member of a Catholic parish’s pastoral council in Elma told The News that Bishop Richard J. Malone had “taken the blame here and the bullet

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
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The U.K. is reckoning with a clerical sex abuse crisis. Again.

United Kingdom Clerical Abuse Title: The U.K. is reckoning with a clerical sex abuse crisis. Again. Author: Ricardo da Silva, S.J. Publisher: America Magazine Date: 03DEC2020 Editor’s note: This article contains descriptions of child sexual abuse and trauma.On the night before her confirmation, Sue Cox was sexually abused by a Catholic priest at a convent

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