Tag: child sexual abuse

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Legal payout brings hope for other victims of paedophile priest

Kevin O’Donnell Paedophile Priest Title: Legal payout brings hope for other victims of paedophile priest Author: Adam Cooper Publisher: The Age Date: 26JUL2021 As the first of Kevin O’Donnell’s victims to report the paedophile priest to police, he paved a courageous path for other abuse survivors to follow. Now, he hopes the $1.375 million he

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Opinion

Grindr Exposé on Anti-LGBTQ Priest Points to Staggering Church Hypocrisy

James Finn Jeffrey Burrill Title: Grindr Exposé on Anti-LGBTQ Priest Points to Staggering Church Hypocrisy Author: James Finn Publisher: whosoever.org Reprinted from Medium with permission of the author. Date: 24JUL2021 Powerful priest exposes Church hate speech Last autumn as the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops actively lobbied Congress to kill a proposed national suicide hotline because it directed help

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Blog

Father Mark White continues to fight for his faith

ABC13News Father Mark White Title: Father Mark White continues to fight for his faith Author: Daniel Crews Publisher: wset.com/ABC13News Date: 22JUL2021 Father Mark White is fighting to keep his position within the Catholic Church. Bishop Barry Knestout is pushing for his removal from the church, entirely. (Kaicey Baylor | WSET) ROCKY MOUNT, Va. (WSET) —It

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Blog

Being Catholic Now, Q4: Two Letters

Jenny Grosvenor Mark White Title: Being Catholic Now, Q4: Two Letters Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 19JUL2021 In October of 1994, Jenny Grosvenor received a letter from the priest-principal of her late husband’s Catholic high school. It was obviously a form letter. It had no salutation, no “Dear…” Instead, the

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Catholic priest outspoken about clergy abuse faces removal as Richmond Bishop petitions The Vatican

WRIC Father Mark White Title: Catholic priest outspoken about clergy abuse faces removal as Richmond Bishop petitions The Vatican Author: Kerri O’Brien Publisher: WRIC.com Date: 13JUL2021 A Virginia priest could be removed from priesthood. He continued to blog about the Catholic Church sex abuse scandals even after the Catholic Diocese of Richmond Bishop ordered him

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Defrocked Catholic priest Richard Lavigne in deathbed tapes: ‘I assume I’m going to heaven’ (audio)

Defrocked Catholic priest Lavigne Title: Defrocked Catholic priest Richard Lavigne in deathbed tapes: ‘I assume I’m going to heaven’ (audio) Author: Stephanie Barry Publisher: MassLive.com Date: 11JUL2021 Until his last breath, defrocked Roman Catholic priest Richard R. Lavigne — prolific child molester, alleged murderer and catalyst for many lifetimes of ruin — remained convinced he

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As Catholic Church balked at paying residential school settlement, Quebec nuns sold nearly $25M in real estate

Grey Nuns Child Abuse Title: As Catholic Church balked at paying residential school settlement, Quebec nuns sold nearly $25M in real estate Author: Simon Nakonechny Publisher: CBC News Date: 09JUL2021 WARNING: This story contains details some readers may find distressing. Three Quebec-based religious orders that staffed residential schools in the rest of Canada have earned

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Catholic Church in Poland Discloses Hundreds of Sexual Abuse Accusations

Abuse Poland Catholic Church Title: Catholic Church in Poland Discloses Hundreds of Sexual Abuse Accusations Author: Andrew Higgins Publisher: The New York Times Date: 28JUN2021 WARSAW — Poland’s Catholic Church, assailed by accusations that it for years ignored the sexual abuse of minors by clergy members, on Monday acknowledged that from July 2018 through the

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