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Vlog: How Are Institutional Defendants Responding to Claims Brought Under the California Child Victims Act?

California Child Victims Act Title: Vlog: How Are Institutional Defendants Responding to Claims Brought Under the California Child Victims Act? Author: Mike Reck Publisher: Jeff Anderson and Associates Date: 03MAR2021 Transcript: So, being about a year into the window provided by the Child Victims Act, we’ve now had a chance to really see a response

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Faith-based Institutions To Front Royal Commission On Redress For Abuse

Abuse In Care NZ Title: Faith-based Institutions To Front Royal Commission On Redress For Abuse Author: Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry Publisher: Scoop NZ Date: 04MAR2021 Witnesses for faith-based institutions, including Archbishops and a Cardinal, will give evidence before the Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry this month, on their processes for

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Scholars Confront Clergy Sexual Abuse in Native American Communities

Native American Clergy Abuse Title: Scholars Confront Clergy Sexual Abuse in Native American Communities Author: Taylor Ha Publisher: Fordham News Date: 03MAR2021 Denise K. Lajimodiere, Ed.D., an indigenous educator and a guest speaker in a new Fordham discussion series, recounted the historical and intergenerational trauma experienced by indigenous sexual abuse survivors in U.S. Catholic boarding

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French Catholic clergy may have abused at least 10,000 people since 1950, say investigators

French Catholic Clergy Abuse Title: French Catholic clergy may have abused at least 10,000 people since 1950, say investigators Author: Pierre Bairin Publisher: CNN Date:  02MAR2021 Paris(CNN)French Catholic clergy could have abused at least 10,000 minors and other vulnerable people since 1950, according to an independent investigation set up by the Church in France. The

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Honoring the Legacy & Impact of “Spotlight” Editor Marty Baron

“Spotlight” Editor Marty Baron Title: Honoring the Legacy & Impact of “Spotlight” Editor Marty Baron Author: Jeff Anderson Publisher: Jeff Anderson & Associates Date: 01MAR2021 On February 28, 2021, Washington Post Executive Editor Martin “Marty” Baron retired from journalism. His legacy and his influence on the clergy sexual abuse survivors’ movement cannot be understated. It’s

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Donors’ group asks funders to sign pledge supporting child protection policies

FADICA Funder Safeguarding Pledge Title: Donors’ group asks funders to sign pledge supporting child protection policies Author: Kurt Jensen Publisher: Crux Date: 28FEB2021 WASHINGTON, D.C. — An umbrella group for Catholic philanthropy, calling it an effort to “change cultural norms” by increasing donor engagement, has developed a pledge for funders to use to connect their

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The Conscience of the Catholic Church

Catholic Anne Barrett Doyle Title: The Conscience of the Catholic Church Author: Rose Minutaglio Publisher: Elle Date: 26FEB2021 “Are you Catholic?” Anne Barrett Doyle smiled at me expectantly with kind, sea-green eyes. It was months before the pandemic hit, and Barrett Doyle had invited me over to the Boston loft she and her husband moved

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‘Spotlight’ editor on retirement: Clergy abuse coverage has permanently changed church

Martin Baron Spotlight Retirement Title: ‘Spotlight’ editor on retirement: Clergy abuse coverage has permanently changed church Author: Christopher White Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date:  26FEB2021 When Martin Baron, one of the most consequential newspaper editors in America, announced his upcoming retirement, he cited his work overseeing the Boston Globe’s coverage of clergy sexual abuse and

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Top German bishop laments ‘scandalous’ image of church

Scandalous Image of Church Title: Top German bishop laments ‘scandalous’ image of church Author: Associated Press Pool Publisher: Associated Press Date: 25FEB2021 BERLIN (AP) — The head of the German Bishops’ Conference said Thursday that the country’s Roman Catholic church is suffering from a “scandalous image” amid mounting anger over the Cologne archbishop’s handling of

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