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Vatican tells Australian Church that seal of confession not up for debate

Seal Confession Abuse GreenLight Title: Vatican tells Australian Church that seal of confession not up for debate Author: Charles Collins Publisher: Crux Date: 05SEP2020 Although reaffirming the principle that the seal of confession can never be violated, the Vatican has told Church leaders in Australia that victims of sexual abuse should be encouraged to report

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Poland’s agreement with Vatican helps protect abusers, NSS tells UN

Vatican helps protect abusers Title: Poland’s agreement with Vatican helps protect abusers, NSS tells UN Author: Publisher: National Secular Society Date: 04SEP2020 The National Secular Society has urged a UN committee to push Poland to renegotiate a treaty with the Vatican, in order to better protect child abuse survivors in the Catholic Church. In a

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Group demands local diocese add new name to list of credibly accused abusers

Brian Highfill Clergy Abuse Title: Group demands local diocese add new name to list of credibly accused abusers Author: Dan Copp Submitted by: Kevin Bourgeois Publisher: Daily Advertiser Date: 04SEP2020 A group that advocates for Catholic Church sex abuse victims is asking the Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux to add a new name to its list of “credibly

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Holy See Offers observations on Royal Commission recommendations

Vatican Response Royal Commission Title: Holy See Offers observations on Royal Commission recommendations Author: ACBC Staff Publisher: The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Media Blog Date: 04SEP2020 The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has provided the Holy See’s observations on 12 recommendations from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse to the Australian Government.The Royal

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Former Red Bank Catholic HS Student Alleges Sex Abuse By Priest

Francis McGrath Clergy Abuse Title: Former Red Bank Catholic HS Student Alleges Sex Abuse By Priest Author: Nicole Rosenthal Publisher: Patch Red Bank, NJ Date: 03SEP2020 The former student is suing St. James Church and Red Bank Catholic, claiming abuse from one priest with a history of allegations. RED BANK, NJ – A former student

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‘The Altar Boys’ launches amid renewed calls for answers

Investigate Father Walsh Death Title: ‘The Altar Boys’ launches amid renewed calls for answers Author: Rebecca Riddle Publisher: NewcastleWeekly Date: 20AUG2020 The launch of an explosive new book in Newcastle has marked the start of fresh calls for a police investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of whistle-blowing Hunter priest, Father Glen Walsh.Two dozen

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Recording: Truth-telling with Suzanne Smith and David Marr

Truth Smith Marr Oxley Title: Recording: Truth-telling with Suzanne Smith and David Marr Byline: Laura Oxley, External Communication Officer, Centre for Social Justice and Inclusion Publisher: UTS Date: 01SEP2020 “Children with everything to live for. A community betrayed. A whistleblower priest who paid the ultimate price.” The Altar Boys is the debut book by multi-award winning

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A.W. Richard Sipe, a Leading Expert on Clergy Sex Abuse, Dies at 85

Sipe Clergy Sex Abuse Title: A.W. Richard Sipe, a Leading Expert on Clergy Sex Abuse, Dies at 85 Author: Sharon Otterman Publisher: The New York Times Date: 09AUG2018 A. W. Richard Sipe, a researcher, psychotherapist and former priest who spent his life studying the roots of sex abuse within the Roman Catholic Church, becoming one

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Amid pandemic, domestic and sexual abuse is skyrocketing. Activists worry that news is being buried.

Pandemic Abuse Hans Zollner Title: Amid pandemic, domestic and sexual abuse is skyrocketing. Activists worry that news is being buried. Author: Claire Giangrave Publisher: Religion News Service Date: 27AUG2020 VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Elections in the United States, a global pandemic and human rights protests have crowded the news coverage for most of 2020. But

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