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Priest who allegedly admitted 2013 child sex abuse under investigation by St. Tammany deputies

Rev. Patrick Wattigny Investigation Title: Priest who allegedly admitted 2013 child sex abuse under investigation by St. Tammany deputies Authors: Ramon Antonio Vargas, Sara Pagones, David Hammer, Staff writers and WWL-TV Publisher: NOLA.com Date: 15OCT2020 The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office confirmed this week that it is leading a criminal investigation into the Rev. Patrick Wattigny

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Poland becomes testing ground for Vatican’s new anti-abuse legislation

Jan Wodniak Tadeusz Rakoczy Title: Poland becomes testing ground for Vatican’s new anti-abuse legislation Author: Paulina Guzik Publisher: Crux Date: 15OCT2020 In 1984 in the town of Międzybrodzie in southwestern Poland, a boy was abused by the local parish priest for more than five years, beginning when he was 12. Today, more than thirty-six years later,

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Analysis: What does Cardinal Farrell’s promotion say about the McCarrick report?

Cardinal Farrell McCarrick Report Title: Analysis: What does Cardinal Farrell’s promotion say about the McCarrick report? Author: JD Flynn Publisher: Catholic News Agency Date:  13OCT2020 Cardinal Kevin Farrell was appointed last week to lead a small committee charged with scrutinizing high-level Vatican financial decisions not governed by ordinary Vatican oversight norms. Because of Farrell’s background,

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Ex-Merrillville priest accused of abuse, faking assault is defrocked, church says

Basil J. Hutsko Defrocked Title: Ex-Merrillville priest accused of abuse, faking assault is defrocked, church says Author: Meredith Colias-Pete Publisher: Chicago Tribune Date: 13OCT2020 A former Merrillville priest accused of sexually abusing a girl in the 1980s, and later faking a 2018 beating at St. Michael Byzantine Catholic Church was officially banned from the priesthood

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14 priests from Toronto teaching order involved in sex assault cases

Basilian Fathers of Toronto Title: 14 priests from Toronto teaching order involved in sex assault cases Authors: Adrian Ghobrial and Jessica Bruno Publisher: CityNews Toronto Date: 13OCT2020 CAUTION: This story contains graphic content related to allegations of sexual assault and might be upsetting to some readers. If you or someone you know are victims of sexual

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Pope meets Cardinal Pell at Vatican

George Pell Vatican Guest Title: Pope meets Cardinal Pell at Vatican Author: Nick Dole on AM Publisher: ABC Radio News and Current Affairs Date: 13OCT2020 George Pell has met with the Pope for the first time since the Cardinal’s child sexual abuse convictions were overturned. It’s not clear what they discussed, but the Vatican made

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New Orleans archbishop calls priest’s acts ‘demonic,’ cleanses small town church

Travis Clark Demonic Depraved Title: New Orleans archbishop calls priest’s acts ‘demonic,’ cleanses small town church Author: Jennifer Crockett Publisher: WDSU Date: 10OCT2020 Priest accused of having group sex at altar removed from ministry. Archbishop Gregory Aymond led Mass Saturday at St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Pearl River to introduce a new priest

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Opinion

Guest Post: Book Review

Death Of Altar Boy Title: Guest Post: Book Review Author: Ann White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 10OCT2020 Death of an Altar Boy: The Unsolved Murder of Danny Croteau and the Culture of Abuse in the Catholic Church by E.J. Fleming, 2018. Reviewed by Ann White In 1972, thirteen year-old Danny Croteau was found

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SNAP calls for Vatican investigation after alleged orgy on church altar

SNAP Travis Clark Orgy Title: SNAP calls for Vatican investigation after alleged orgy on church altar Author: Amanda Roberts Publisher: Fox8Live.com Date: 09OCT2020 NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) – Archbishop Gregory Aymond released a video statement reacting to the arrest of former priest Travis Clark. Court documents show police arrested him and two other women: Mindy

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