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Australian bishops puzzled by reported money transfers from Vatican

AUSTRAC Vatican Transfers Australia Title: Australian bishops puzzled by reported money transfers from Vatican Author: Ines San Martin Publisher: Crux Date: 04JAN2021 Australia’s bishops are seeking answers after the country’s financial watchdog reported that there have been over 47,000 separate transfers from the Vatican or affiliates worth $1.8 billion in the past seven years. Both

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Statement of Attorney Jeff Anderson on Bishop’s Self-Serving Scheme to Limit Rights Provided Under Child Sexual Abuse Act

Dennis Sullivan Dastardly Scheme Title: Statement of Attorney Jeff Anderson on Bishop’s Self-Serving Scheme to Limit Rights Provided Under Child Sexual Abuse Act Author: Trusha Goffe Publisher: Jeff Anderson & Associates Date: 04JAN2021 (Camden, NJ) – Today, over a live moderated virtual press conference, attorney Jeff Anderson will: Put a spotlight on the dangerous, deceptive Plan

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Seattle archbishop is stonewalling push for more transparency of church sex-abuse cases, group contends

Archbishop Paul Etienne Stonewalling Title: Seattle archbishop is stonewalling push for more transparency of church sex-abuse cases, group contends Author: Lewis Kamb Publisher: Seattle Times Date: 02JAN2021 Their ranks include ex-federal prosecutors, a retired judge, a one-time assistant police chief, even a former priest. But a group of prominent Catholics say they still can’t get

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Vatican fund transfers to Aust a mystery

Mystery Vatican Funds Australia Title: Vatican fund transfers to Aust a mystery Author: Philip Pullella Publisher: AAP via Yahoo News website Date: 31DEC2020 The Vatican and the Australian Catholic Church have both denied knowledge of transfers worth $A2.35 billion which Australia’s financial watchdog says have been sent from Rome to Australia in the past seven years.

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McCarrick report shows a church infected with unchecked clericalism

McCarrick Report Sick Church Title: McCarrick report shows a church infected with unchecked clericalism Author: Lisa Fullam Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 29DEC2020 The Vatican’s report on defrocked Cardinal Theodore McCarrick revealed sexual abuse of adults and minors by a Catholic cleric and its cover-up by church officials — more of the same pattern we’ve

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Insurance company sues Diocese of Brooklyn over sex abuse cases alleging it knew of prolific abuser

Diocese of Brooklyn lawsuit Title: Insurance company sues Diocese of Brooklyn over sex abuse cases alleging it knew of prolific abuser Author: Sean Lahman Publisher: Democrat & Chronicle Date: 30DEC2020 An insurance company representing the Diocese of Brooklyn says it should not be responsible for paying settlements to victims who say they were sexually abused

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Catholic Church’s insurance company in financial trouble over abuse payouts

Catholic Church Insurance Australia Title: Catholic Church’s insurance company in financial trouble over abuse payouts Author: Chris Vedelago Publisher: The Age Date: 22DEC2020 The Catholic Church’s private insurer spent more than $58 million paying out the victims of sexual abuse last year and the company is being forced to raise fresh capital and liquidate investments

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Waiting with hope for Church renewal.

Catholics For Renewal Australia Title: Waiting with hope for Church renewal. Author: Catholics For Renewal Publisher: John Menadue Date: 20DEC2020 “We begin to die the day we don’t act on things that matter.” – Dr Martin Luther King Jnr As of  10 December 2020, 297 days remain before the Opening of the 1st Session of

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Church’s appeal loss paves way for abuse survivors to sue

Warragul priest Daniel Hourigan Title: Church’s appeal loss paves way for abuse survivors to sue Authors: Adam Cooper and Tom Cowie Publisher: The Age Date: 18DEC2020 The Catholic Church has failed in its appeal over a compensation payout to a sexual abuse survivor, and now faces the prospect of being sued by hundreds of other

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