Tag: Catholic News

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Opinion

Francis Campbell: There’s no avoiding the pain of victims

No Avoiding Victims’ Pain Title: Francis Campbell: There’s no avoiding the pain of victims Author: Francis Campbell Publisher: The Catholic Register Date: 12SEP2020 The scourge of Catholic priests sexually abusing innocent children is never far from mind in Nova Scotia. In the shadow of the recurring crisis, it is almost refreshing to hear a Church

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Blog

Second Part of Chapter 1 Draft

White McCarrick Book Chapter1 Title: Second Part of Chapter 1 Draft Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White blog Date: 12SEP2020 Ordained by a Predator, Chapter 1 “Summer 2018,” part two We went on with the business of parish life–Masses, confessions, weddings, quinceañeras, summer-vacation Bible School. I continued to try to fathom the depths

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News

Queensland Bishop Michael McCarthy says priests will not break seal of confession to report sex abuse, despite new law

Priests Will Break Law Title: Queensland Bishop Michael McCarthy says priests will not break seal of confession to report sex abuse, despite new law Authors: Jemima Burt and Paul Culliver Publisher: ABC News Date: 12SEP2020 A Queensland bishop says priests in his diocese will not break the “seal of confession” and report known or suspected cases of

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News

For Australia, child protection outweighs religious freedom, ambassador says

ChildProtection Outweighs Religious Freedom Title: For Australia, child protection outweighs religious freedom, ambassador says Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 11SEP2020 ROME – Australia’s new ambassador to the Holy See has said that when it comes to nuanced issues such as religious freedom in the country’s fight for child protection, her government’s evaluation would

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News

Pope Francis: ‘Never again to the culture of abuse’

Pope Francis Never Again Title: Pope Francis: ‘Never again to the culture of abuse’ Author: Courtney Mares Publisher: Catholic News Agency Date: 10SEP2020 Vatican City, Sep 10, 2020 / 06:00 am MT (CNA).- Pope Francis has written a prologue to a recently published book on sexual abuse in the Catholic Church entitled “Theology and Prevention.”

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Opinion

Holy See response to Child Sexual Abuse Royal Commission: another example of clericalist obstinance

Holy See clericalist obstinance Title: Holy See response to Child Sexual Abuse Royal Commission: another example of clericalist obstinance Author: Des Cahill and Peter Wilkinson Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations Date: 10SEP2020 It is almost three years since the Royal Commission inquiring into child sexual abuse recommended that the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference

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News

Ex-Cardinal McCarrick had 2nd beach house linked to mysterious debt and unusual history

Theodore McCarrick Crine Uszenski Title: Ex-Cardinal McCarrick had 2nd beach house linked to mysterious debt and unusual history Authors: Abbott Koloff and Deena Yellin Publisher: NorthJersey.com Date: 08SEP2020 Even as Vatican officials pressured former Newark Archbishop Theodore McCarrick to sell a Sea Girt home in the late 1990s after allegations that he sexually harassed seminarians on overnight

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Father Glen Walsh paid a heavy price

RIP Father Glen Walsh Title: Father Glen Walsh paid a heavy price Author: Chris Geraghty Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations Date: 09SEP2020 The revelations never end about priests and brothers, of monsignors and bishops with their secret sexual lives, masturbating, buggerizing, sodomizing and raping boys and girls – protected by an amoral hierarchy

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Blog

White McCarrick Book Draft

White McCarrick Book Draft Title: First Part of Chapter 1 Draft Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 08SEP2020 Ordained by a Predator, Chapter 1 “Summer 2018” “Cardinal McCarrick has been credibly accused!” David the summer seminarian stood at my office door, upset. “Really?” That morning we had sat on the front

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