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The beginning of the fall of the Catholic Church in Ireland

Fall Catholic Church Ireland Title: The beginning of the fall of the Catholic Church in Ireland Author: Patsy McGarry Publisher: The Irish Times Date: 07MAY2022 Bishop Eamonn Casey’s life and career came apart 30 years ago today. The new Bishop of Galway Michael Duignan (51) spoke with disarming frankness at his installation in the Cathedral

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Vatican insider expects residential school apology in Canada

Gerard O’Connell CTV News Title: Vatican insider expects residential school apology in Canada Authors:  Lisa LaFlamme & Daniel Otis Publisher: CTV News Date: 28MAR2022 Author and longtime Vatican correspondent Gerard O’Connell expects Pope Francis will want to be in Canada to apologize for the Catholic Church’s role in the residential school system.“He said he wanted

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Child abuse: Vatican child protection expert says prelates should apologise for abuse cover up

Hans Zollner Child Abuse Title: Child abuse: Vatican child protection expert says prelates should apologise for abuse cover up Author: Claire Giangrave Publisher: Sight Magazine Date: 25JAN2022 Those responsible for covering up abuse cases should be upfront and apologise, says a top Catholic expert on child protection and accountability. His comments come on the heels

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Pope ‘shamed’ by church’s failures over child abuse in France

Church Abuse Shames Pope Title: Pope ‘shamed’ by church’s failures over child abuse in France Author: Angela Giuffrida Publisher: The Guardian Date: 06OCT2021 Pope Francis has said he is “shamed” by the Catholic church’s failure to deal with paedophile priests in France, as one of his closest advisers pushed for an inquiry into the sexual

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‘Cardinal Keith O’Brien was like God to me. Then he tried to seduce me’: the whistleblower’s tale

Cardinal Keith O’Brien Whistleblower Title: ‘Cardinal Keith O’Brien was like God to me. Then he tried to seduce me’: the whistleblower’s tale Author: Catherine Deveney Publisher: The Guardian Date: 05SEP2021 As disgraced 91-year-old cardinal Theodore McCarrick stood in an American court last week, charged with three counts of indecent assault and battery on a minor,

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Opinion

The Catholic Church in Canada is worth billions, a Globe investigation shows. Why are its reparations for residential schools so small?

Catholic Church In Canada Title: The Catholic Church in Canada is worth billions, a Globe investigation shows. Why are its reparations for residential schools so small? Authors: Tavia Grant & Tom Cardoso Publisher: The Globe and Mail Date: 07AUG2021 Altogether, Catholic institutions had net assets of $4.1-billion in 2019, and that’s a conservative figure. Meanwhile,

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Italy’s top prelate visits Perugia parish whose pastor was arrested

Esposito Pornography Child Exploitation Title: Italy’s top prelate visits Perugia parish whose pastor was arrested Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 06AUG2021 ROME – Days after the arrest of a parish priest in Perugia on charges of child pornography and prostitution, Italian Cardinal Gualtiero Bassetti, who oversees the archdiocese, visited the pastor’s community in

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Priest in Perugia arrested on charges of child porn, prostitution

Vincenzo Esposito Child Abuse Title: Priest in Perugia arrested on charges of child porn, prostitution Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 05AUG2021 ROME – A Sicilian priest who has been serving in the Archdiocese of Perugia for nearly 10 years has been arrested on charges of child pornography and child prostitution after allegedly paying

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