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Holy See response to Child Sexual Abuse Royal Commission: another example of clericalist obstinance

Holy See clericalist obstinance Title: Holy See response to Child Sexual Abuse Royal Commission: another example of clericalist obstinance Author: Des Cahill and Peter Wilkinson Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations Date: 10SEP2020 It is almost three years since the Royal Commission inquiring into child sexual abuse recommended that the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference

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Ex-Cardinal McCarrick had 2nd beach house linked to mysterious debt and unusual history

Theodore McCarrick Crine Uszenski Title: Ex-Cardinal McCarrick had 2nd beach house linked to mysterious debt and unusual history Authors: Abbott Koloff and Deena Yellin Publisher: NorthJersey.com Date: 08SEP2020 Even as Vatican officials pressured former Newark Archbishop Theodore McCarrick to sell a Sea Girt home in the late 1990s after allegations that he sexually harassed seminarians on overnight

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Father Glen Walsh paid a heavy price

RIP Father Glen Walsh Title: Father Glen Walsh paid a heavy price Author: Chris Geraghty Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations Date: 09SEP2020 The revelations never end about priests and brothers, of monsignors and bishops with their secret sexual lives, masturbating, buggerizing, sodomizing and raping boys and girls – protected by an amoral hierarchy

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White McCarrick Book Draft

White McCarrick Book Draft Title: First Part of Chapter 1 Draft Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 08SEP2020 Ordained by a Predator, Chapter 1 “Summer 2018” “Cardinal McCarrick has been credibly accused!” David the summer seminarian stood at my office door, upset. “Really?” That morning we had sat on the front

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News

Putting Children First: Child Protection Week 2020

Child Protection Week 2020 Title: Putting Children First: Child Protection Week 2020 Author: Communications Office Publisher: Melbourne Catholic, Date: 02SEP2020 This year marks the 30th anniversary of Child Protection Week (6-12 September). The theme for 2020, ‘Putting Children First’, was chosen by the National Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (NAPCAN) and underscores

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Opinion

Fr Frank’s Homily – 6 September 2020

Brennan Will Break Law Title: Fr Frank’s Homily – 6 September 2020 Author: Fr Frank Brennan SJ Publisher: Catholic Outlook Date: 06SEP2020 Today is Father’s Day. We salute all fathers, living and deceased. Even the best of fathers acknowledge that no father is perfect. Today we thank God for those of our fathers who embody

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Opinion

BOOK REVIEW: The Unforeseen Warrior Woman: An Unexpected Story

Review Unforeseen Warrior Woman Title: BOOK REVIEW: The Unforeseen Warrior Woman: An Unexpected Story Review Author: Stacey Eliopoulos Publisher: Independent Australia Date: 06 SEP2020 A new book exploring hardships faced by women 70 years after the arrival of the first convicts is both shocking and inspiring, writes Stacey Eliopoulos. THREE GENERATIONS of women show remarkable

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Abuse survivors call trusts ‘fraudulent’

Santa Fe Trusts ‘Fraudulent’ Title: Abuse survivors call trusts ‘fraudulent’ Author: Colleen Heild Publisher: Albuquerque Journal Date: 05SEP2020 Survivors of clergy sexual abuse are seeking permission from a federal bankruptcy judge to file lawsuits alleging the Archdiocese of Santa Fe engaged in a “massive and fraudulent” scheme to divert up to $246 million in assets

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