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Before priest Pat Wattigny admitted sex abuse, texts to student led to resignation from Slidell school, church says

Predatory Priest Pat Wattigny Title: Before priest Pat Wattigny admitted sex abuse, texts to student led to resignation from Slidell school, church says Authors: Ramon Antonio Vargas and David Hammer, Staff writers and WWL-TV Publisher: NOLA.Com Date:  02OCT2020 About four months before the Rev. Patrick Wattigny disclosed to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans that

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Church sex abuse lawsuit by Navajo man targets diocese in Arizona, Indiana

James Grear Navajo lawsuit Title: Church sex abuse lawsuit by Navajo man targets diocese in Arizona, Indiana Author: AP Staff Publisher: Associated Press Date: 02OCT2020 PHOENIX — An Arizona man who says he was sexually abused by an Indiana priest more than 40 years ago sued church officials in both states Thursday, saying they allowed

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Report finds flaws in Catholic Church abuse-prevention plans

Catholic Abuse Prevention Flaws Title: Report finds flaws in Catholic Church abuse-prevention plans Author: David Crary (AP) Publisher: The Washington Post Date: 01OCT2020 NEW YORK — Child-protection policies adopted by Roman Catholic leaders to curb clergy sex abuse in the United States are inconsistent and often worryingly incomplete, according to a think tank’s two-year investigation

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Cardinal George Pell heckled on return to Rome

George Pell Heckled Rome Title: Cardinal George Pell heckled on return to Rome Publisher: SBS News Date: 01OCT2020 Cardinal George Pell has returned to Rome from Australia for the first time since being jailed – and then acquitted – on child sex abuse charges. As the 79-year-old entered his residence for quarantine he was heckled

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Church’s legal defence ‘dismantled’ after sex abuse pay-off thrown out

Church’s legal defence ‘dismantled’ Title: Church’s legal defence ‘dismantled’ after sex abuse pay-off thrown out Author: Tom Cowie Publisher: The Age Date: 01OCT2020 A victim of sexual abuse who signed away his rights to sue the Catholic Church has had the settlement overturned in a landmark Supreme Court judgment, paving the way for hundreds of

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Crisis: Clergy Abuse in the Catholic Church Podcast

Crisis Episode 4: Survivors’ Voices

Podcast: Crisis Episode 4 Title: Crisis Episode 4: Survivors’ Voices Podcast: Crisis: Clergy Abuse in the Catholic Church Host: Karna Lozoya Publisher: The Catholic Project Date: 30SEP2020 When the crisis of 2018 hit, many men and women were already dealing with trauma from their own experiences of abuse. James Grein and Teresa Pitt Green share their

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George Pell

George Pell: Cardinal to return to Rome for first time since acquittal

George Pell Vatican Return Title: George Pell: Cardinal to return to Rome for first time since acquittal Publisher: BBC Date: 29SEP2020 Cardinal George Pell will return to Rome this week for the first time since he was acquitted of child sexual abuse and released from prison in Australia. The ex-Vatican treasurer, 79, was due to

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