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Church should empower victims to disclose abuse

Charles Scicluna Pontifical Secret Title: Church should empower victims to disclose abuse Author: Juliet Palmer Publisher: CathNews NZ Pacific Date:  06JUL2020 The Catholic Church needs to empower victims of clerical abuse to disclose their predicament, says Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna. It’s been more than a year since Pope Francis published “Vos Est Lux Mundi (You

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Top Vatican investigator on sex abuse says church must empower victims

Archbishop Scicluna Clergy Abuse Title: Top Vatican investigator on sex abuse says church must empower victims Author: Claire Giangrave Publisher: Religion News Service Date: 02JUL2020 VATICAN CITY (RNS) — It’s been more than a year since Pope Francis issued his historic document, “Vos Est Lux Mundi (You are the light of the world),” and ushered in

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Convicted priest is defrocked

Convicted priest Foxhoven defrocked Title: Convicted priest is defrocked Author: Herald-Star staff Publisher: Herald-Star Date: 27JUN2020 STEUBENVILLE — Henry Christopher Foxhoven, the Catholic priest who admitted impregnating a 17-year-old altar girl, has been defrocked. Foxhoven, 46, is serving 12 years in jail after pleading guilty in Athens County in November 2018 to three counts of sexual

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Delicta Graviora – An Essay for the Faithful

Delicta Graviora Nathan Doe Title: Delicta Graviora – An Essay for the Faithful Author: “Nathan Doe” Publisher: Essay For The Faithful blog Date: 05JUN2020 Update from Nathan A Message of Hope As we navigate this period of intense pain, heartache, anger, and frustration across our nation, I wanted to offer a positive message to my Catholic brothers

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A year later: An Evangelical commentary on the abuse summit in the Vatican

Thomas Schirrmacher Abuse Summit Title: A year later: An Evangelical commentary on the abuse summit in the Vatican Author: Thomas Schirrmacher Publisher: Thomas Schirrmacher website Date: 26MAY2020 I had not been a pastor for a year when the children of someone in charge of our denomination told me they were regularly abused. Inexperienced as I

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Analysis: What the Pell case means for Vatican reform

Pell Church Reform Secrecy Title: Analysis: What the Pell case means for Vatican reform Author: Christopher Altieri Publisher: Catholic Herald Date: 10APR2020 His Eminence, George Cardinal Pell, is a free man – news that was received with a measure of relief at the Vatican and abroad, even by persons not well disposed to Cardinal Pell

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Survivors refute Scicluna’s statement that “silence and cover-ups” in the Church are now “a thing of the past”.

ECA Scicluna Pontifical Secret Title: Survivors refute Scicluna’s statement that “silence and cover-ups” in the Church are now “a thing of the past”. Author: Law, Tim; Buchanan, Denise; Isely, Peter Publisher: End Clergy Abuse Date: 02MAR2020 His Holiness, Pope Francis, Apostolic Palace, 00120 Vatican City. Dear Pope Francis, Our organization led the largest international gathering

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Top anti-abuse expert says ‘paternalistic’ attitude is worse than clericalism

Zollner Paternalistic Attitude Clericalism Title: Top anti-abuse expert says ‘paternalistic’ attitude is worse than clericalism Author: Elise Ann Allen   Publisher: Crux  Date: 13 MAR 2020 ROME – German Jesuit Father Hans Zollner, one of the Catholic Church’s leading experts in child protection, has said that more dangerous than clericalism in the clerical abuse crisis

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Leading clergy-abuse expert addresses impact of the crisis on global Catholic Church

Hans Zollner Institutional Trauma Title: Leading clergy-abuse expert addresses impact of the crisis on global Catholic ChurchAuthor: Michelle MartinPublisher: Chicago CatholicDate: 03MAR2020  Jesuit Father Hans Zollner, one of the world’s leading experts on safeguarding minors, said that the church is suffering “institutional trauma” from clerical sexual abuse, trauma that it must learn to integrate into its

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