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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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Former West Virginia bishop apologizes, reimburses diocese

Bishop Michael Bransfield SNAP Title: Former West Virginia bishop apologizes, reimburses diocese Author: John Raby AP Publisher: The Washington Post Date: 20AUG2020 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A former Roman Catholic bishop in West Virginia has issued an apology two years after resigning amid allegations of sexual and financial misconduct, and the diocese said Thursday that he

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Pope calls for ‘freeing’ the Virgin Mary from the devotion of the Mafia

Freeing Virgin Mary Mafia Title: Pope calls for ‘freeing’ the Virgin Mary from the devotion of the Mafia Author: Ines San Martin Publisher: Crux Date: 20AUG2020 In a letter to an anti-mafia task force, Pope Francis called on them to “free the figure of the Madonna from the influence of criminal organizations.”“I learned with pleasure

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A Ghost Speaks

Theodore McCarrick Abuse Family Title: A Ghost Speaks Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 19AUG2020 McCarrick Report? Let’s hear from the man himself… McCarrick discussed the [Spotlight] scandal and his recommendations for the church’s response at a luncheon with editors and reporters of The Washington Post. Few other prelates of his

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The Polding House Push and The Catholic Weekly Bugle.

Plenary Council Dumb Silence Title: The Polding House Push and The Catholic Weekly Bugle. Author: David Timbs Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations Date: 20AUG2020 Over the past year in particular, Australian Catholics have become convinced that their bishops, with some exceptions, are playing games with them in the lead up to the national Plenary

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What are you planning to say?’ Pope quizzed whistleblower priest, book claims

Pope quizzed whistleblower priest Title: ‘What are you planning to say?’ Pope quizzed whistleblower priest, book claims Author: Harriet Alexander Publisher: The Sydney Morning Herald Date:  20AUG2020 A low-ranking parish priest who agreed to give evidence against an archbishop accused of concealing child sexual abuse was mysteriously summoned to the Vatican before he was due

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Findlay priest charged with sex trafficking

Michael Zacharias sex trafficking Title: Findlay priest charged with sex trafficking Author: Nicki Gorny Publisher: The Blade Date: 18AUG2020 FINDLAY — FBI agents on Tuesday arrested the pastor of St. Michael the Archangel Parish on charges of sex trafficking and coercion and enticement. Special Agent in Charge Eric Smith said the Rev. Michael Zacharias, 53,

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Former altar boy alleges sexual misconduct by McCarrick in lawsuit

Theodore McCarrick Altar Boys Title: Former altar boy alleges sexual misconduct by McCarrick in lawsuit Author: Ted Sherman Publisher: NJ Advance Media Date: 17AUG2020 Geoffrey Downs walked away from the Catholic Church nearly 40 years ago. He never told anyone about what led to that split. Now he says he wants everyone to know. In

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