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Vatican priest advisor on sexuality barred from priestly ministry

Tony Anatrella Sexual Abuse Title: Vatican priest advisor on sexuality barred from priestly ministry Authors: Luke Coppen, Ed Condon & JD Flynn Publisher: The Pillar Date: 18JAN2023 Msgr. Tony Anatrella helped write the Vatican’s 2005 instruction on seminarians “with homosexual tendencies.” He is now barred from ministry after allegations of sexual abuse. The Archdiocese of

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George Pell

Pell’s ‘catastrophe’ memorandum stains his legacy

Pell Stabs Pope in Back Title: Pell’s ‘catastrophe’ memorandum stains his legacy Author: Thomas Reese Publisher: RNS Date: 17JAN2023 Pell was cowardly and disloyal in authoring an anonymous memorandum attacking Pope Francis. (RNS) — I always tried to give Cardinal George Pell the benefit of the doubt, which is why it is so disappointing to

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Sexual abuse victims know the truth. George Pell allowed lives to be destroyed to protect himself and the Catholic church

Chrissie Foster George Pell Title: Sexual abuse victims know the truth. George Pell allowed lives to be destroyed to protect himself and the Catholic church Author: Chrissie Foster Publisher: The Guardian Date: 16JAN2023 Suppression of the truth comes from the Catholic church’s canon law. There is no exposing of hierarchy. To be a sexual assault

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Full Story: David Marr on the life and legacy of Cardinal George Pell

George Pell Danger To Children Title: Full Story: David Marr on the life and legacy of Cardinal George Pell Podcast Presenters: Jane Lee & David Marr Publisher: The Guardian Date: 16JAN2023 George Pell, who died last week in Rome aged 81, was a towering figure in the Catholic church and Australian political life. But for

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A school principal gave up everything to blow the whistle on a paedophile priest. George Pell hung up on him

Graeme Sleeman George Pell Title: A school principal gave up everything to blow the whistle on a paedophile priest. George Pell hung up on him Author: Christopher Knaus Publisher: The Guardian Date: 15JAN2023 Graeme Sleeman resigned in disgust after complaining about Father Peter Searson in the 1980s and suspects he was then blacklisted. Former Catholic

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George Pell

George Pell’s death could renew distress for Ballarat’s child abuse survivors

George Pell’s Death Title: George Pell’s death could renew distress for Ballarat’s child abuse survivors Author: Benita Kolovos Publisher: The Guardian Date: 12JAN2023 ‘Sense of quiet’ in town which has the unfortunate distinction of being a hotspot of historic sexual abuse by Catholic clergy. As the Vatican announced the death of Australia’s most senior Catholic,

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Vatican’s handling of Jesuit priest shows new dimensions of never-ending abuse crisis

Jesuit Father Marko Rupnik Title: Vatican’s handling of Jesuit priest shows new dimensions of never-ending abuse crisis Author: Massimo Faggioli Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 21DEC2022 On Dec. 2, the global Jesuit order confirmed reports made in several conservative Italian Catholic blogs that Slovenian Jesuit Fr. Marko Rupnik, a famous Rome-based artist, had been quietly

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Crisis of confidence over cardinal shakes Cologne Catholics

Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki Title: Crisis of confidence over cardinal shakes Cologne Catholics Author: Kirsten Grieshaber Publisher: Crux (via Associated Press) Date: 10DEC2022 COLOGNE, Germany — An unprecedented crisis of confidence is shaking a historic center of Catholicism in Germany — the Archdiocese of Cologne. Catholic believers have protested their deeply divisive archbishop, and are

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