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Priest abuse victims question if Archdiocese properly investigated, referred cases to Vatican

Paul Calamari Mark Vath Title: Priest abuse victims question if Archdiocese properly investigated, referred cases to Vatican Author: David Hammer and Ramon Antonio Vargas Publisher: WWL-TV Date: 05NOV2020 NEW ORLEANS — Mark Vath thought the sexual abuse complaint he filed against his father’s cousin, a Roman Catholic priest named Paul Calamari, was resolved when the

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‘McCarrick Report’ could be ‘black-eye’ for Church, Cardinal Dolan says

Catholic Church Black Eye Title: ‘McCarrick Report’ could be ‘black-eye’ for Church, Cardinal Dolan says Author: CNA Staff Publisher: Catholic News Agency (CNA) Date: 05NOV2020 The Archbishop of New York said Thursday that a long-awaited Vatican report on the career of former cardinal Theodore McCarrick could be a “black eye” for the Church. The report

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Hand Washing or Social Distancing in the Time of Pell

Pope Social Distance Pell Title: Hand Washing or Social Distancing in the Time of Pell Author: Gail Freyne Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls & Irritations Date: 02NOV2020 The parish priest, Jorge Bergoglio could afford the luxury of welcoming with open arms an old colleague whom he believed to have been falsely accused of sexual abuse.

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O.C. bishop sues charity administrator who accused Catholic leader of wrongdoing

Bishop Kevin Vann Lawsuit Title: O.C. bishop sues charity administrator who accused Catholic leader of wrongdoing Author: Harriet Ryan Publisher: Los Angeles Times Date: 01NOV2020 The Roman Catholic bishop of Orange County is suing a former charity administrator for libel, an escalation in the prelate’s dispute with influential church philanthropists who have complained to the

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Former papal secretary asserts innocence

Cardinal Stanislaw Dziwisz Krakow Title: Former papal secretary asserts innocence Author: Jonathan Luxmoore Publisher: The Tablet Date: 01NOV2020 A retired cardinal who served as personal secretary to Pope John Paul II has denied any knowledge of sexual abuse by priests in his Krakow archdiocese, as another Polish bishop was placed under church investigation after similar

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Report: Cardinal Woelki would step down if implicated in abuse cover-ups

Cardinal Woelki abuse cover-ups Title: Report: Cardinal Woelki would step down if implicated in abuse cover-ups Author: CNS Staff Publisher: Crux (via CNS) Date: 30OCT2020 COLOGNE, Germany — Cologne Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki would resign from his office if the sexual abuse study he commissioned implicated him in any cover-ups, according to the Cologne Archdiocese.The

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Reviled by Catholic leaders, this NJ activist has helped many victims of clergy sex abuse

Robert Hoatson Catholic Accolade Title: Reviled by Catholic leaders, this NJ activist has helped many victims of clergy sex abuse Author: Deena Yellin Publisher: NorthJersey.com Date: 28OCT2020 As an advocate for survivors of clergy sex abuse and a watchdog of the Catholic Church, Robert Hoatson is accustomed to provoking the wrath of Catholic leaders. He’s also no stranger to the

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New Orleans archdiocese seeks laicization for all clergy credibly accused of sex abuse

Clergy Laicization Sex Abuse Title: New Orleans archdiocese seeks laicization for all clergy credibly accused of sex abuse Author: Kevin Jones Publisher: Catholic News Agency Date:  27OCT2020 While allegations against two New Orleans-area priests have again raised questions about the Church’s response to clergy misconduct, the Archdiocese of New Orleans has confirmed that for the

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