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Ousted priest writes new book: “Ordained by a Predator”

Father Mark White Book Title: Ousted priest writes new book: “Ordained by a Predator” Author: Bill Wyatt Publisher: Martinsville Bulletin Date: 19OCT2020 The next chapter of Father Mark White’s story has been written, quite literally, by White himself.White, who was ousted as priest of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Martinsville and St. Francis of Assisi in

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Survivor group demands Vatican investigation of New Orleans archdiocese

New Orleans archdiocese investigation Title: Survivor group demands Vatican investigation of New Orleans archdiocese Author: Madeleine Davison Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 19OCT2020 A priest at a Catholic high school was removed from ministry after confessing he had abused a child in 2013. Another priest was arrested after allegedly engaging in sexual acts with two

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MacKillop banished after uncovering sex abuse

Mary MacKillop Clergy Abuse Title: MacKillop banished after uncovering sex abuse Author: ABC Staff Publisher: ABC News Date: 24SEP2010 Updated: 07OCT2010 Mary MacKillop, the nun who will soon be Australia’s first Catholic saint, was excommunicated by the church because she discovered children were being abused by a priest and went public, the ABC’s Compass program

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Historic victory for clergy sex abuse victims

Rod MacLeod Basilian Victory Title: Historic victory for clergy sex abuse victims Presenter: Adrian Ghobrial Publisher: City News Date: 17OCT2020 A historic order of Catholic priests fights a sexual assault verdict all the way to Canada’s highest court, only to lose. Adrian Ghobrial with the legal victory for Canadian survivors of child sexual abuse. To

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Catholic abuse survivor says the money is not enough, she wants answers

Mark White Church Transparency Title: Catholic abuse survivor says the money is not enough, she wants answers Author: Santiago Melli-Huber Publisher: WFXRTV Date: 16OCT2020 LYNCHBURG, Va. (WFXR) — Father Mark White has been calling for transparency from the Catholic Church for a long time. The Catholic Diocese of Richmond will pay $6.3 million dollars to 51 people

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New Orleans Archdiocese Priests Rally in Support of Archbishop Aymond

Archbishop Gregory Aymond SNAP Title: New Orleans Archdiocese Priests Rally in Support of Archbishop Aymond Author: David Hammer Publisher: WWL-TV Date: 16OCT2020 The priests of the Archdiocese wrote a letter in support of Archbishop Gregory Aymond after the church has had a tough couple of weeks. NEW ORLEANS — A little more than two weeks

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Basilians refuse to answer questions about alleged pedophile priest moved through Catholic schools

Basilians Sexual Abuse Silence Title: Basilians refuse to answer questions about alleged pedophile priest moved through Catholic schools Author: Jessica Bruno and Adrian Ghobrial Publisher: CityNews 1130 Date: 16OCT2020 CAUTION: This story contains graphic content related to allegations of sexual assault and might be upsetting to some readers. If you or someone you know are

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Priest who allegedly admitted 2013 child sex abuse under investigation by St. Tammany deputies

Rev. Patrick Wattigny Investigation Title: Priest who allegedly admitted 2013 child sex abuse under investigation by St. Tammany deputies Authors: Ramon Antonio Vargas, Sara Pagones, David Hammer, Staff writers and WWL-TV Publisher: NOLA.com Date: 15OCT2020 The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office confirmed this week that it is leading a criminal investigation into the Rev. Patrick Wattigny

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Poland becomes testing ground for Vatican’s new anti-abuse legislation

Jan Wodniak Tadeusz Rakoczy Title: Poland becomes testing ground for Vatican’s new anti-abuse legislation Author: Paulina Guzik Publisher: Crux Date: 15OCT2020 In 1984 in the town of Międzybrodzie in southwestern Poland, a boy was abused by the local parish priest for more than five years, beginning when he was 12. Today, more than thirty-six years later,

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