Tag: Cardinal Theodore McCarrick

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A.W.Richard Sipe letter to Bishop McElroy

Richard Sipe Letter McElroy Title: A.W.Richard Sipe letter to Bishop McElroy Author: A.W.Richard Sipe Publisher: A.W.Richard Sipe website Date: 28JUL2016 Bishop McElroy: I I received your note postmarked July 19.It was clear to me during our last meeting in your office, although cordial, that you had no interest in any further personal contact. It was

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Cardinal Angelo Sodano dead at 94

Cardinal Angelo Sodano Dead Title: Cardinal Angelo Sodano dead at 94 Author: J.D. Flynn/Ed Condon Publisher: The Pillar Date: 28MAY2022 Cardinal Angelo Sodano, Vatican Secretary of State under Pope St. John Paul and Pope Benedict XVI, died Friday. The cardinal was 94 years old.Sodano was also dean of the College of Cardinals for nearly 15

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Opinion

Francis’ clergy abuse law, ‘Vos Estis,’ isn’t working. Here’s how to fix it.

Pope Fix ‘Vos Estis’ Title: Francis’ clergy abuse law, ‘Vos Estis,’ isn’t working. Here’s how to fix it. Author: Anne Barrett Doyle Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 25MAY2022 Three years ago, as the Catholic Church faced an unprecedented reckoning with clergy sexual abuse, Pope Francis introduced a church law that promised to hold bishops and

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My Holy-Week Peace (Becoming Catholic, Part III)

Mark White Knestout’s Trash Title: My Holy-Week Peace (Becoming Catholic, Part III) Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 12APR2022 When the hand-held candles light up the church, with the Paschal Candle in front of the altar, at the beginning of the Easter Vigil: Christ triumphs, and we rejoice. The ritual of

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
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Book Update + Talks

Ordained By a Predator Title: Book Update + Talks Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 05JAN2022 20 C+M+B 22 Happy New Year, dear reader. The publisher sent me a mock-up of the dust cover for Ordained By a Predator: Becoming a Priest in the Middle of a Criminal Conspiracy. We have

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Opinion

20 years after Boston Globe’s ‘Spotlight,’ we need a national database of accused clergy

20 Years After ‘Spotlight’ Title: 20 years after Boston Globe’s ‘Spotlight,’ we need a national database of accused clergy Author: Barbara Thorp Publisher: NCR Online Date: 04JAN2022 In the United States, the terrible truth that Catholic clergy have sexually violated children has been known publicly now for at least 36 years. For this truth-telling, we

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Three Years Later: What Happened to the “Independent Commission?”

Three Years Later And? Title: Three Years Later: What Happened to the “Independent Commission?” Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 29NOV2021 In November 2018, James Grein spoke at the Church Militant rally in Baltimore, outside the annual meeting of American Catholic bishops. James’ courage moved me and inspired me. Theodore McCarrick had

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Defrocked Cardinal McCarrick named in sex abuse lawsuit

Defrocked Cardinal Theodore McCarrick Title: Defrocked Cardinal McCarrick named in sex abuse lawsuit Author: David Porter Publisher: Associated Press Date:  23NOV2021 Defrocked Cardinal Theodore McCarrick is facing another sexual abuse lawsuit, from a man who claims McCarrick abused him in the 1980s in New Jersey. In the lawsuit filed in state court and announced Tuesday,

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‘Cardinal Keith O’Brien was like God to me. Then he tried to seduce me’: the whistleblower’s tale

Cardinal Keith O’Brien Whistleblower Title: ‘Cardinal Keith O’Brien was like God to me. Then he tried to seduce me’: the whistleblower’s tale Author: Catherine Deveney Publisher: The Guardian Date: 05SEP2021 As disgraced 91-year-old cardinal Theodore McCarrick stood in an American court last week, charged with three counts of indecent assault and battery on a minor,

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Theodore McCarrick, the highest ranking priest charged in clergy abuse scandal, arraigned on sexual assault charges

Theodore McCarrick Dedham Court Title: Theodore McCarrick, the highest ranking priest charged in clergy abuse scandal, arraigned on sexual assault charges Authors:  Shelley Murphy & John R. Ellement Publisher: The Boston Globe Date: 03SEP2021 DEDHAM — Defrocked cardinal Theodore McCarrick pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that he sexually assaulted a teenager 47 years ago, making

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