Tag: Catholic News

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News

A ‘time of crisis’ for Poland’s Catholic Church

Poland Catholic Church Crisis Title: A ‘time of crisis’ for Poland’s Catholic Church Author: Donald Snyder Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date:  15JAN2021 It was a gloomy forecast for the Polish Catholic Church. “I say it’s a dark night for the church,” said Zbigniew Nosowski, one of Poland’s prominent intellectuals. “It is a difficult time of

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EXCLUSIVE: Leaked transcript shows NY church’s attempt to block Child Victims Act

Catholic Attempt Block CVA Title: EXCLUSIVE: Leaked transcript shows NY church’s attempt to block Child Victims Act Author: Pete Madden Publisher: ABC Newz Date: 14JAN2021 When Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the longtime leader of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, introduced the Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program to the public in Oct. 2016, he expressed

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Priest accused of abetting alleged sex abuse ring hired by diocesan charity

Archangel Piero Alfio Capuana Title: Priest accused of abetting alleged sex abuse ring hired by diocesan charity Author: Claire Giangrave Publisher: Religion News Service Date: 12JAN2021 The mother of an alleged abuse victim claims the priest broke the confidence of the confessional to warn church officials of a coming investigation. VATICAN CITY (RNS) — On

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Trove of Buffalo Diocese abuse records turned over to victims in bankruptcy court

Buffalo Diocese secret files Title: Trove of Buffalo Diocese abuse records turned over to victims in bankruptcy court Author: Jay Tokasz Publisher: The Buffalo News Date: 10Jan2021 Lawyers and survivors of childhood sexual abuse are reviewing more than 25,000 pages of internal Buffalo Diocese documents relating to clergy abuse, diocesan finances and personnel files. Diocese

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Opinion

Abuse inquiry: we all know the outcome

New Zealand Abuse Inquiry Title: Abuse inquiry: we all know the outcome Author: Matthew Epsom Publisher: Gisborne Herald Date: 10JAN2021 We must already know what the New Zealand Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care will reveal about the Catholic Church in New Zealand. That’s because it has been said before, time and time

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
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The Mystery of the Vatican – Australia money pipeline

Vatican Australia Money Transfers Title: The Mystery of the Vatican – Australia money pipeline Author: JD Flynn Publisher: The Pillar Date: 09JAN2021 What we know, and what we don’t. A Pillar Explainer. An Australian newspaper called The Australian reported last month that since 2014, billions of dollars have been transferred from the Vatican to bank

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Sociologist and criminologist to produce police-style ‘social network analysis’ of clerical crime across the Maitland-Newcastle Catholic diocese

Network Analysis Maitland Newcastle Title: Sociologist and criminologist to produce police-style ‘social network analysis’ of clerical crime across the Maitland-Newcastle Catholic diocese Author: Ian Kirkwood Publisher: Newcastle Herald Date: 09JAN2021 A Newcastle University academic and a colleague from Queensland are embarking on a Hunter version of a research project that analysed the movements of Catholic

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
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Is Money Laundering the Reason for Unexplained Funds Transfer from the Vatican to Australia?

Vatican Money Laundering AUSTRAC Title: Is Money Laundering the Reason for Unexplained Funds Transfer from the Vatican to Australia? Author: Edward Pentin Publisher: National Catholic Register Date: 08JAN2021 Senior Vatican officials tell the Register they are continuing to investigate reports that $1.8 billion was wired between 2014 and 2020, but what happened and why remains

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Australian agency reviewing data on Vatican money transfers

AUSTRAC Vatican Money Transfers Title: Australian agency reviewing data on Vatican money transfers Author: Nicole Winfield with contribution from Rod McGuirk Publisher: ABCNews/Associated Press Date: 07JAN2021 Australia’s financial intelligence agency says it’s reviewing its data after questions were raised about its report that $1.8 billion was transferred from the Vatican to Australia over six years.

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