Tag: Catholic News

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News

Ex-Bishop Michael Bransfield’s ‘creepy’ behavior detailed

‘Creepy’ Bishop Michael Bransfield Title: Ex-Bishop Michael Bransfield’s ‘creepy’ behavior detailed Author: Alan Olson Publisher: The Weirton Daily Times Date: 24AUG2020 WHEELING — With Michael Bransfield issuing a six-sentence letter of apology to the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston last weekend for years of sexual and financial abuse, the church hopes to consider the matter closed. The

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Priest recently added to New Orleans’ credibly accused clergy roster also put on Las Vegas list

List Credibly Accused Clergy Title: Priest recently added to New Orleans’ credibly accused clergy roster also put on Las Vegas list Author: Ramon Antonio Vargas Publisher: The New Orleans Advocate Date: 22AUG2020 A priest whom the Archdiocese of New Orleans added this week to a list of clergymen faced with credible allegations of child molestation dating

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Opinion

Consumatum est: is the Australian Catholic church finished?

Australian Catholic church finished? Title: Consumatum est: is the Australian Catholic church finished? Author: Garry Everett Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations Date: 23AUG2020 Can we save Jesus from the Church? Consumatum est was reportedly, the last expression of Christ on the Cross— “it is finished”. The same expression could be applied today to

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Royal Commission launches separate probe into Marylands abuse

Royal Commission Marylands abuse Title: Royal Commission launches separate probe into Marylands abuse Author: Liz McDonald Publisher: Stuff Date: 21AUG2020 Abuse of children at Marylands School in Christchurch from the 1950s to the 1980s will be the subject of a special Royal Commission investigation. The Royal Commission looking into the abuse of children in state and

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Former West Virginia bishop apologizes, reimburses diocese

Bishop Michael Bransfield SNAP Title: Former West Virginia bishop apologizes, reimburses diocese Author: John Raby AP Publisher: The Washington Post Date: 20AUG2020 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A former Roman Catholic bishop in West Virginia has issued an apology two years after resigning amid allegations of sexual and financial misconduct, and the diocese said Thursday that he

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Pope calls for ‘freeing’ the Virgin Mary from the devotion of the Mafia

Freeing Virgin Mary Mafia Title: Pope calls for ‘freeing’ the Virgin Mary from the devotion of the Mafia Author: Ines San Martin Publisher: Crux Date: 20AUG2020 In a letter to an anti-mafia task force, Pope Francis called on them to “free the figure of the Madonna from the influence of criminal organizations.”“I learned with pleasure

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Blog

A Ghost Speaks

Theodore McCarrick Abuse Family Title: A Ghost Speaks Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 19AUG2020 McCarrick Report? Let’s hear from the man himself… McCarrick discussed the [Spotlight] scandal and his recommendations for the church’s response at a luncheon with editors and reporters of The Washington Post. Few other prelates of his

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