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Top expert fears abuse of minors within families has increased during lockdown

Hans Zollner Lockdown Fears Title: Top expert fears abuse of minors within families has increased during lockdown Author: Ines San Martin Publisher: Crux Date: 25SEP2020 ROSARIO, Argentina – Father Hans Zollner, arguably one of the most prominent Church officials working on abuse prevention, says he understands the frustration some victims feel upon not seeing “immediate

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Church must tackle underlying causes of abuse, expert says

Rocio Figueroa Spiritual Abuse Title: Church must tackle underlying causes of abuse, expert says Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 24SEP2020 ROME – Peruvian theologian Rocio Figueroa says little is being done to target the spiritual abuse that allowed the clerical sex scandals to happen and is urging the Catholic Church to rethink its

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Powerful Vatican Cardinal Becciu resigns amid financial scandal

Cardinal Angelo Becciu Resigns Title: Powerful Vatican Cardinal Becciu resigns amid financial scandal Author: Gerard O’Connell Publisher: America Media Date: 24SEP2020 In a stunning decision, Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the Italian cardinal, Angelo Becciu, from his position as prefect of the Congregation for Saints. The cardinal has also renounced all the rights

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Archbishop John Myers, retired Newark archbishop, dead at 79

Archbishop John Myers Deceased Title: Archbishop John Myers, retired Newark archbishop, dead at 79 Author: Catholic News Agency Staff Publisher: Catholic News Agency (CNA) Date: 24SEP2020 Archbishop John J. Myers, emeritus archbishop of Newark, has died at 79. Myers was from 2001 until 2016 the Archbishop of Newark, New Jersey. He was before that Bishop

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Chilean abuse survivors fear COVID crisis will stop investigations into accused clergy

Chilean Abuse Survivors Fear Title: Chilean abuse survivors fear COVID crisis will stop investigations into accused clergy Author: Ines San Martin Publisher: Crux Date: 24SEP2020 SANTA FE, Argentina – Chilean abuse survivors allege that the government is using the COVID-19 pandemic to delay having to deal with South American country’s clerical abuse scandal. “The emails

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Update: “Remonstratio Placed Out of Time“

Placed Out of Time Title: Update: “Remonstratio Placed Out of Time” Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 22SEP2020 On June 17, my canon lawyer received a letter from the Congregation of the Clergy in Rome. The letter said two things. 1. My lawyer never had standing to speak on my behalf.

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Former De La Salle principal, fellow religious brother accused of molesting student in 1980s

Richard Langenstein Robert Gandara Title: Former De La Salle principal, fellow religious brother accused of molesting student in 1980s Author: Ramon Antonio Vargas Publisher: Nola.com Date: 21SEP2020 A former principal of De La Salle High and a subordinate are accused of sexually molesting one of the Uptown school’s students in the 1980s, according to a

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First Part of Chapter II Draft Ordained by a Predator

Predator Cardinal Theodore McCarrick Title: First Part of Chapter II Draft Ordained by a Predator, Chapter II, “What I Think Happened with McCarrick” Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 21SEP2020 Pope John Paul II rode up Connecticut Avenue in Washington, D.C., standing in the back of an open car, smiling at

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Crisis: Clergy Abuse in the Catholic Church Podcast

Church’s ongoing clergy abuse scandals recounted in new podcast

Clergy Abuse Crisis Podcasts Title: Church’s ongoing clergy abuse scandals recounted in new podcast Author: Christopher White Publisher: National Catholic Reporter (NCR) Date: 19SEP2020 As U.S. Catholics await the release of the Vatican’s report on former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who was laicized by Pope Francis for serial sexual abuse, a new podcast chronicles the scourge

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