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Father Doyle: Uncovering Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church

Father Thomas Doyle Podcast Title: Father Doyle: Uncovering Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church Presenter: Attorney Steve Heisler Publisher: Injured Senior Podcast Date: 20OCT2020 EPISODE NOTES About Father Doyle: Tom Doyle, is a truly heroic advocate for transparency and accountability in the Catholic Church, in all churches and synagogues and mosques. There are more than

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Poland becomes testing ground for Vatican’s new anti-abuse legislation

Jan Wodniak Tadeusz Rakoczy Title: Poland becomes testing ground for Vatican’s new anti-abuse legislation Author: Paulina Guzik Publisher: Crux Date: 15OCT2020 In 1984 in the town of Międzybrodzie in southwestern Poland, a boy was abused by the local parish priest for more than five years, beginning when he was 12. Today, more than thirty-six years later,

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George Pell

Podcast: Covid cases are rising in Vatican City. Is Pope Francis at risk?

Covid Pope Francis Pell Title: Podcast: Covid cases are rising in Vatican City. Is Pope Francis at risk? Podcast hosts: Colleen Dulle and Gerard O’Connell Publisher: America (Magazine/Media) Date: 14OCT2020 Vatican City saw seven new cases of the coronavirus this week, marking a sudden second wave of infections in the world’s smallest nation. Four of those

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7 Names To Be Added To New Orleans Clergy Abuse List

New Orleans Clergy Crimes Title: 7 Names To Be Added To New Orleans Clergy Abuse List Authors: Ramon Antonio Vargas and David Hammer Publisher: WWL-TV Date: 14OCT2020 The Archdiocese said it relied on the audit from the Franciscans to determine the friars should be added to the local list of clergy with substantiated claims. NEW ORLEANS

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Ex-Merrillville priest accused of abuse, faking assault is defrocked, church says

Basil J. Hutsko Defrocked Title: Ex-Merrillville priest accused of abuse, faking assault is defrocked, church says Author: Meredith Colias-Pete Publisher: Chicago Tribune Date: 13OCT2020 A former Merrillville priest accused of sexually abusing a girl in the 1980s, and later faking a 2018 beating at St. Michael Byzantine Catholic Church was officially banned from the priesthood

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14 priests from Toronto teaching order involved in sex assault cases

Basilian Fathers of Toronto Title: 14 priests from Toronto teaching order involved in sex assault cases Authors: Adrian Ghobrial and Jessica Bruno Publisher: CityNews Toronto Date: 13OCT2020 CAUTION: This story contains graphic content related to allegations of sexual assault and might be upsetting to some readers. If you or someone you know are victims of sexual

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Pope meets Cardinal Pell at Vatican

George Pell Vatican Guest Title: Pope meets Cardinal Pell at Vatican Author: Nick Dole on AM Publisher: ABC Radio News and Current Affairs Date: 13OCT2020 George Pell has met with the Pope for the first time since the Cardinal’s child sexual abuse convictions were overturned. It’s not clear what they discussed, but the Vatican made

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Guest Post: Book Review

Death Of Altar Boy Title: Guest Post: Book Review Author: Ann White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 10OCT2020 Death of an Altar Boy: The Unsolved Murder of Danny Croteau and the Culture of Abuse in the Catholic Church by E.J. Fleming, 2018. Reviewed by Ann White In 1972, thirteen year-old Danny Croteau was found

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Gonzaga and Fordham partner to investigate clergy sexual abuse

Gonzaga Fordham Clergy Abuse Title: Gonzaga and Fordham partner to investigate clergy sexual abuse Author:  Thea Skokan Publisher: The Gonzaga Bulletin Date: 07OCT2020 When the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report was released to the public in 2018, no one knew quite the effect it would have and continue to have over the next two years.The report

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R.I. judge hears arguments over whether diocese can be sued as ‘perpetrator’ of abuse

Diocese ‘Perpetrator’ of Abuse Title: R.I. judge hears arguments over whether diocese can be sued as ‘perpetrator’ of abuse Author: Brian Amaral Publisher: Providence Journal Date: 30SEP2020 When Rhode Island lawmakers in 2019 extended the deadline to file lawsuits over childhood sexual abuse, they said victims could sue even if the clock had already run

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