Tag: child sexual abuse

Madonnina
Opinion

Francis’ clergy abuse law, ‘Vos Estis,’ isn’t working. Here’s how to fix it.

Pope Fix ‘Vos Estis’ Title: Francis’ clergy abuse law, ‘Vos Estis,’ isn’t working. Here’s how to fix it. Author: Anne Barrett Doyle Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 25MAY2022 Three years ago, as the Catholic Church faced an unprecedented reckoning with clergy sexual abuse, Pope Francis introduced a church law that promised to hold bishops and

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News

Pope warns of lost trust without more abuse accountability

Pope Warns of Lost Trust Title: Pope warns of lost trust without more abuse accountability Author: Nicole Winfield Publisher: Associated Press Date: 29APR2022 VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis gave a new mandate to his sex abuse advisory commission Friday, telling its members to work with bishops around the world to establish special welcome centers

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News

Chile’s new leader puts bishops on notice over legacy of abuse scandals

Gabriel Boric Catholic Bishops Title: Chile’s new leader puts bishops on notice over legacy of abuse scandals Author: Ines San Martin Publisher: Crux Date: 19MAR2022 ROME – Gabriel Boric, the charismatic former student activist who swept to the presidency in Chile last December and is now the second-youngest head of state in the world, marked

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News

Catholic Church ‘should be more like Alcoholics Anonymous’

Canon lawyer Tom Doyle Title: Catholic Church ‘should be more like Alcoholics Anonymous’ Author: Sarah Mac Donald Publisher: The Tablet Date: 10MAR2022 The early church was probably more like AA in the way it was run, than the Church today, said Dr Tom Doyle. Prostock-studio / Alamy A leading canon lawyer has said that the

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News

Church abuse record ‘makes a mockery’ of moral leadership

Francis Sullivan Cover Up Title: The cover up culture in the Church on child sexual abuse had had “an insidious effect”. Author: Sarah MacDonald Publisher: The Tablet Date: 17FEB2022 The former chief executive of the Catholic Church’s Truth, Justice and Healing Council which oversaw the Church’s response to Australia’s Royal Commission into child sexual abuse

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News

Has the Catholic Church Been Covering Up Its Biggest Pedophile Priest Problem?

Italian Catholics Clergy Abuse Title: Has the Catholic Church Been Covering Up Its Biggest Pedophile Priest Problem? Author: Barbie Latza Nadeau Publisher: The Daily Beast Date: 14FEB2022 ROME—Giuseppe remembers the day his mother betrayed him. He was 12 years old and his parish priest in the southern Italian town of Salerno forced him to touch

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Spain’s legislature to launch clerical abuse investigation

Spain Catholic Abuse Investigation Title: Spain’s legislature to launch clerical abuse investigation Author: Inés San Martín Publisher: Crux Date: 02FEB2022 After the bishops’ conference of Spain (CEE) refused to launch an independent commission to look into historic clerical abuse cases, the government gave a green light for Congress to launch its own commission. The left-wing

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