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Putting Children First: Child Protection Week 2020

Child Protection Week 2020 Title: Putting Children First: Child Protection Week 2020 Author: Communications Office Publisher: Melbourne Catholic, Date: 02SEP2020 This year marks the 30th anniversary of Child Protection Week (6-12 September). The theme for 2020, ‘Putting Children First’, was chosen by the National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN) and underscores

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Opinion

Fr Frank’s Homily – 6 September 2020

Brennan Will Break Law Title: Fr Frank’s Homily – 6 September 2020 Author: Fr Frank Brennan SJ Publisher: Catholic Outlook Date: 06SEP2020 Today is Father’s Day. We salute all fathers, living and deceased. Even the best of fathers acknowledge that no father is perfect. Today we thank God for those of our fathers who embody

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Abuse survivors call trusts ‘fraudulent’

Santa Fe Trusts ‘Fraudulent’ Title: Abuse survivors call trusts ‘fraudulent’ Author: Colleen Heild Publisher: Albuquerque Journal Date: 05SEP2020 Survivors of clergy sexual abuse are seeking permission from a federal bankruptcy judge to file lawsuits alleging the Archdiocese of Santa Fe engaged in a “massive and fraudulent” scheme to divert up to $246 million in assets

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Vatican tells Australian Church that seal of confession not up for debate

Seal Confession Abuse GreenLight Title: Vatican tells Australian Church that seal of confession not up for debate Author: Charles Collins Publisher: Crux Date: 05SEP2020 Although reaffirming the principle that the seal of confession can never be violated, the Vatican has told Church leaders in Australia that victims of sexual abuse should be encouraged to report

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Poland’s agreement with Vatican helps protect abusers, NSS tells UN

Vatican helps protect abusers Title: Poland’s agreement with Vatican helps protect abusers, NSS tells UN Author: Publisher: National Secular Society Date: 04SEP2020 The National Secular Society has urged a UN committee to push Poland to renegotiate a treaty with the Vatican, in order to better protect child abuse survivors in the Catholic Church. In a

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Group demands local diocese add new name to list of credibly accused abusers

Brian Highfill Clergy Abuse Title: Group demands local diocese add new name to list of credibly accused abusers Author: Dan Copp Submitted by: Kevin Bourgeois Publisher: Daily Advertiser Date: 04SEP2020 A group that advocates for Catholic Church sex abuse victims is asking the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux to add a new name to its list of “credibly

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Holy See Offers observations on Royal Commission recommendations

Vatican Response Royal Commission Title: Holy See Offers observations on Royal Commission recommendations Author: ACBC Staff Publisher: The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Media Blog Date: 04SEP2020 The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has provided the Holy See’s observations on 12 recommendations from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse to the Australian Government.The Royal

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The Altar Boys

‘The Altar Boys’ launches amid renewed calls for answers

Investigate Father Walsh Death Title: ‘The Altar Boys’ launches amid renewed calls for answers Author: Rebecca Riddle Publisher: NewcastleWeekly Date: 20AUG2020 The launch of an explosive new book in Newcastle has marked the start of fresh calls for a police investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of whistle-blowing Hunter priest, Father Glen Walsh.Two dozen

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Recording: Truth-telling with Suzanne Smith and David Marr

Truth Smith Marr Oxley Title: Recording: Truth-telling with Suzanne Smith and David Marr Byline: Laura Oxley, External Communication Officer, Centre for Social Justice and Inclusion Publisher: UTS Date: 01SEP2020 “Children with everything to live for. A community betrayed. A whistleblower priest who paid the ultimate price.” The Altar Boys is the debut book by multi-award winning

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