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Pope Francis’ reforms the Church’s disciplinary system in response to royal commission

Pope Francis Kieran Tapsell Title: Pope Francis’ reforms the Church’s disciplinary system in response to royal commission Author: Kieran Tapsell Publisher: Pearls and Irritations – John Menadue Date: 08JUN2021 One of the main reasons for the Catholic Church shifting around abusive priests was because its disciplinary system was dysfunctional. Far more children were abused than

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Revised canon law on crimes, penalties almost ready for publication

Canon Law Crimes Penalties Title: Revised canon law on crimes, penalties almost ready for publication Author: Cindy Wooden Publisher: Crux Now Date: 18MAY2021 VATICAN CITY — The revised section of the Code of Canon Law dealing with crimes and penalties, including those related to clerical sexual abuse, should be ready for publication before the end

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Woelki calls for stronger law on clerical sex abuse

Woelki Clerical Sex Abuse Title: Woelki calls for stronger law on clerical sex abuse Author: Christa Pongratz-Lippitt Publisher: The Tablet Date: 08APR2021 The Archbishop of Cologne Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki has called for a tightening up of Canon law on clerical sex abuse.“Canon law on how to deal with priestly sexual abuse must be changed.

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Priest who exposed ‘homoheresy’ speaks out on need to curb ‘homosexual clans’ in Church

Dariusz Oko Lavender Mafia Title: Priest who exposed ‘homoheresy’ speaks out on need to curb ‘homosexual clans’ in Church Author: Dorothy Cummings McLean Publisher: Lifesite News Date: 31MAR2021 KRAKOW, Poland, March 31, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) — A Polish priest and professor has suggested that a Synod of Bishops be called together to address the increasing number

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Gay priests: Breaking the silence

Gay Priests Breaking Silence Title: Gay priests: Breaking the silence Story produced by: Sari Aviv and Anna Matranga. Editor: Ed Givnish Publisher: CBS News Date: 28MAR2021 The setting, with its soaring cathedral ceiling and sacraments, is typical of any Catholic service, but the similarities stopped with this sermon: “Because if there’s anything that an LGBTQ person

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Catholic Church structure to blame for abuse in care, priest tells inquiry

Thomas Doyle Clerical Narcissism Title: Catholic Church structure to blame for abuse in care, priest tells inquiry Author: Andrew McRae Publisher: RNZ Date: 24MAR2021 A theologian has pointed the blame directly at the hierarchy and structure of the Catholic Church for abuse by priests. Dr Tom Doyle, who is a priest, canon lawyer and addictions

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Sipe documentary prompts memories of early sex abuse activist

Richard Sipe Thomas Doyle Title: Sipe documentary prompts memories of early sex abuse activist Author: Thomas P. Doyle Publisher: NCROnline Date: 09MAR2021 I watched the documentary, “Sipe: Sex, Lies, and the Priesthood,” with a mix of very powerful emotions: profound admiration and gratitude for all that A.W. Richard Sipe had done and all that he

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SIPE: SEX, LIES, AND THE PRIESTHOOD

Sipe Sex Lies Priesthood Title: SIPE: SEX, LIES, AND THE PRIESTHOOD Author: Salem Film Fest Date: World Premiere on February 20, 2021 Publisher: SipeFilm.com We are pleased to announce our Salem Film Fest presentation of SIPE: SEX, LIES, AND THE PRIESTHOOD. Streaming of the film will be available starting on Saturday, February 20, 2021, at

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