Tag: Catholic

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News

Strengthened clerical abuse guidelines welcome, but much still to be done

Strengthened clerical abuse guidelines Title: Strengthened clerical abuse guidelines welcome, but much still to be done Author: Paula Jefferson Publisher: The Irish News Date: 27AUG2020 The Vatican, under the direct intervention of Pope Francis, has strengthened its guidance to bishops on how the Catholic Church should combat clerical abuse of minors and vulnerable adults. Paula

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Opinion

MY WORD: The bishop is missing a chance for a lesson of love

Mark White Bishop Abuse Title: MY WORD: The bishop is missing a chance for a lesson of love Author: Judy Rogers Publisher: Martinsville Bulletin Date: 26AUG2020 I have been very concerned about this entire situation involving Father Mark White. Why is a loved and respected priest who faithfully served two small parishes in southwest Virginia

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Child Sexual Abuse

New lawsuit says current pastor is a child molester

Fr. Alex Anderson ALERT! Title: New lawsuit says current pastor is a child molester Author: David Clohessy Publisher: Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), Date: 24AUG2020 New lawsuit says current pastor is a child molester As a young boy, victim wrote top church official about him Cleric has been publicly accused of abuse

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Opinion

Opinion: Pull back the curtain of secrecy on abuse by priests

Archdiocese of Cincinnati Abuse Title: Opinion: Pull back the curtain of secrecy on abuse by priests Author: Kathy Weyer Publisher: Cincinnati.com Date: 24AUG2020 St. Peter in Chains Cathedral is now a “minor basilica.” It is clear that Archbishop Dennis Schnurr is excited and proud, and it is clear that he welcomed members of the news

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News

Ex-Bishop Michael Bransfield’s ‘creepy’ behavior detailed

‘Creepy’ Bishop Michael Bransfield Title: Ex-Bishop Michael Bransfield’s ‘creepy’ behavior detailed Author: Alan Olson Publisher: The Weirton Daily Times Date: 24AUG2020 WHEELING — With Michael Bransfield issuing a six-sentence letter of apology to the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston last weekend for years of sexual and financial abuse, the church hopes to consider the matter closed. The

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News

Priest recently added to New Orleans’ credibly accused clergy roster also put on Las Vegas list

List Credibly Accused Clergy Title: Priest recently added to New Orleans’ credibly accused clergy roster also put on Las Vegas list Author: Ramon Antonio Vargas Publisher: The New Orleans Advocate Date: 22AUG2020 A priest whom the Archdiocese of New Orleans added this week to a list of clergymen faced with credible allegations of child molestation dating

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Opinion

Consumatum est: is the Australian Catholic church finished?

Australian Catholic church finished? Title: Consumatum est: is the Australian Catholic church finished? Author: Garry Everett Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations Date: 23AUG2020 Can we save Jesus from the Church? Consumatum est was reportedly, the last expression of Christ on the Cross— “it is finished”. The same expression could be applied today to

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News

Royal Commission launches separate probe into Marylands abuse

Royal Commission Marylands abuse Title: Royal Commission launches separate probe into Marylands abuse Author: Liz McDonald Publisher: Stuff Date: 21AUG2020 Abuse of children at Marylands School in Christchurch from the 1950s to the 1980s will be the subject of a special Royal Commission investigation. The Royal Commission looking into the abuse of children in state and

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