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Amid pandemic, domestic and sexual abuse is skyrocketing. Activists worry that news is being buried.

Pandemic Abuse Hans Zollner Title: Amid pandemic, domestic and sexual abuse is skyrocketing. Activists worry that news is being buried. Author: Claire Giangrave Publisher: Religion News Service Date: 27AUG2020 VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Elections in the United States, a global pandemic and human rights protests have crowded the news coverage for most of 2020. But

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St. Mary’s sex-assault victims speak out

John J. Gallagher Abuse Title: St. Mary’s sex-assault victims speak out Author: Breanna Edelstein Publisher: The Eagle Tribune Date: 29AUG2020 LAWRENCE — Two women who were sexually abused by the Rev. John J. Gallagher in the 1970s are speaking publicly — for the first time — about their childhood trauma with the hope of empowering

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Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver covered up systemic abuse, silenced survivors for decades, lawsuit claims

Archdiocese of Vancouver Abuse Title: Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver covered up systemic abuse, silenced survivors for decades, lawsuit claims Author: Rhianna Schmunk Publisher: CBC News Date: 28AUG2020 Archdiocese hopes ‘publicity’ will help give survivors ‘confidence to come forward; get the help they deserve’ A woman who claims she was assaulted as a child at a

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The Altar Boys

The Altar Boys: new questions about suicides of clergy abuse survivors should spark another inquiry

Altar Boys Clergy Abuse Title: The Altar Boys: new questions about suicides of clergy abuse survivors should spark another inquiry Author: Kathleen McPhillips Publisher: The Conversation Date: 28AUG2020 Investigative journalist Suzie Smith’s new book The Altar Boys is a searing read that raises new questions about the suicides of three former victims of Catholic clergy

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Vatican told whistleblower priest to be a hostile witness: friend

Vatican Walsh Whistleblower Priest Title: Vatican told whistleblower priest to be a hostile witness: friend Author: Harriet Alexander Publisher: Brisbane Times Date: 28AUG2020 Whistleblower priest Father Glen Walsh told his next-door neighbour that the Vatican had instructed him to be a hostile witness when he was called to testify against an Archbishop accused of concealing

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