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Probe of Crookston bishop in month 15, while Catholics urge action

Crookston Bishop Michael Hoeppner Title: Probe of Crookston bishop in month 15, while Catholics urge action Author: JD Flynn Publisher: The Pillar Date: 15JAN2021 News: ‘Vos estis lux mundi’ More than 15 months into the first U.S. investigation of a bishop under norms approved by Pope Francis, the Diocese of Crookston, Minnesota, says it has

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A ‘time of crisis’ for Poland’s Catholic Church

Poland Catholic Church Crisis Title: A ‘time of crisis’ for Poland’s Catholic Church Author: Donald Snyder Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date:  15JAN2021 It was a gloomy forecast for the Polish Catholic Church. “I say it’s a dark night for the church,” said Zbigniew Nosowski, one of Poland’s prominent intellectuals. “It is a difficult time of

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EXCLUSIVE: Leaked transcript shows NY church’s attempt to block Child Victims Act

Catholic Attempt Block CVA Title: EXCLUSIVE: Leaked transcript shows NY church’s attempt to block Child Victims Act Author: Pete Madden Publisher: ABC Newz Date: 14JAN2021 When Cardinal Timothy Dolan, the longtime leader of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of New York, introduced the Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program to the public in Oct. 2016, he expressed

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AUSTRAC claimed the Vatican wired $2.3 billion to Australia. The true figure was $9.5 million

AUSTRAC Vatican Software Bungle Title: AUSTRAC claimed the Vatican wired $2.3 billion to Australia. The true figure was $9.5 million Author: Bevan Shields Publisher:  The Sydney Morning Herald Date: 14JAN2021 London: The financial crime watchdog has issued a grovelling apology after accidentally telling Parliament that the Vatican transferred $2.3 billion to Australia over seven years

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Trove of Buffalo Diocese abuse records turned over to victims in bankruptcy court

Buffalo Diocese secret files Title: Trove of Buffalo Diocese abuse records turned over to victims in bankruptcy court Author: Jay Tokasz Publisher: The Buffalo News Date: 10Jan2021 Lawyers and survivors of childhood sexual abuse are reviewing more than 25,000 pages of internal Buffalo Diocese documents relating to clergy abuse, diocesan finances and personnel files. Diocese

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Opinion

Abuse inquiry: we all know the outcome

New Zealand Abuse Inquiry Title: Abuse inquiry: we all know the outcome Author: Matthew Epsom Publisher: Gisborne Herald Date: 10JAN2021 We must already know what the New Zealand Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care will reveal about the Catholic Church in New Zealand. That’s because it has been said before, time and time

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The Mystery of the Vatican – Australia money pipeline

Vatican Australia Money Transfers Title: The Mystery of the Vatican – Australia money pipeline Author: JD Flynn Publisher: The Pillar Date: 09JAN2021 What we know, and what we don’t. A Pillar Explainer. An Australian newspaper called The Australian reported last month that since 2014, billions of dollars have been transferred from the Vatican to bank

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Sociologist and criminologist to produce police-style ‘social network analysis’ of clerical crime across the Maitland-Newcastle Catholic diocese

Network Analysis Maitland Newcastle Title: Sociologist and criminologist to produce police-style ‘social network analysis’ of clerical crime across the Maitland-Newcastle Catholic diocese Author: Ian Kirkwood Publisher: Newcastle Herald Date: 09JAN2021 A Newcastle University academic and a colleague from Queensland are embarking on a Hunter version of a research project that analysed the movements of Catholic

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Opinion

Most viewed posts 2020: Father Glen Walsh paid a heavy price (Sep 9, 2020)

Glen Walsh Heavy Price Title: Most viewed posts 2020: Father Glen Walsh paid a heavy price (Sep 9, 2020) Author: Chris Geraghty Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations Date: 07JAN2021 The revelations never end about priests and brothers, of monsignors and bishops with their secret sexual lives, masturbating, buggerizing, sodomizing and raping boys and

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