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Former Christian Brother Ted Bales admits to abusing another 19 children

Christian Brother Ted Bales Title: Former Christian Brother Ted Bales admits to abusing another 19 children Author: Adam Cooper Publisher: The Age Date: 11Jun2021 Convicted paedophile and former Christian Brother Ted Bales has pleaded guilty to abusing 19 children in the 1970s and 1980s, bringing to 50 his total number of confirmed victims.Bales on Friday

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Canon Law on Child Sexual Abuse Through the Ages

Catholics Canon Law Tapsell Title: Canon Law on Child Sexual Abuse Through the Ages Author: Kieran Tapsell Publisher: CatholicsForRenewal.Org In 2014 two senior members of the Marist and Christian Brothers in Australia told Justice McLellan, the Chair of the Child Sexual Abuse Royal Commission that in the 1980s the brothers would not have regarded touching a

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New Vatican document ‘very disappointing’, says campaigner

Marie Collins Zero Tolerance Title: New Vatican document ‘very disappointing’, says campaigner Author: Vivienne Clarke Publisher: The Irish Times Date: 02JUN2021 Veteran campaigner Marie Collins has expressed her disappointment at the changes to the Catholic Church’s penal code announced by the Vatican on Tuesday. The new rules will force bishops to take action action against

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Pope, Canadian Cardinals meet amid calls for church to act on residential schools

Pope Francis Canadian Cardinals Title: Pope, Canadian Cardinals meet amid calls for church to act on residential schools Author: The Canadian Press Staff Publisher: CTV News Date: 05JUN2021 Pope Francis met with two Canadian Cardinals on Saturday amid mounting pressure on the Catholic Church to take responsibility for Canada’s residential school system, though it’s not

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Pope’s man in Mexico says clergy, bishops covered up child abuse

Mexico Catholic Cover Up Title: Pope’s man in Mexico says clergy, bishops covered up child abuse Author: Ines San Martin Publisher: Crux Date: 20MAY2021 ROME – Members of the Mexican clergy, including bishops, “covered up” child sexual abuse for years, according to Pope Francis’s envoy in the world’s second most populous Catholic country, who called

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Archdiocese ordered to provide details in Westchester teacher sex abuse lawsuit

Archdiocese of New York Title: Archdiocese ordered to provide details in Westchester teacher sex abuse lawsuit Author: Isabel Keane, Rockland/Westchester Journal News Publisher: Lohud.com Date: 12MAY2021 A judge has ordered the Archdiocese of New York and three of its Catholic schools to turn over a trove of documents related to one of its former teachers

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Plaque memorializing priest accused of abuse has been covered over, photograph shows

Costa Plaque Covered Over Title: Plaque memorializing priest accused of abuse has been covered over, photograph shows Author: Bart Jones Publisher: Newsday Date: 11MAY2021 A plaque honoring a former pastor at a Roman Catholic church in Brookville has been covered over, a parishioner’s photograph shows, after reports that the priest had credible accusations against him

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