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Brothers accuse prominent Chicago priest of sexual abuse

Father Michael Pfleger Accusations Title: Brothers accuse prominent Chicago priest of sexual abuse Author: Michael Tarm Publisher: The Tribune (tribtown.com) Date: 25JAN2021 CHICAGO — Two brothers in their 60s on Monday described years of sexual abuse by a firebrand activist priest who has gained fame speaking out on national politics from the pulpit and for

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Opinion

THREAD, BREAKING: Det Sgt Kevin Carson of Ballarat

Kevin Carson Police Medal Title: THREAD, BREAKING: Det Sgt Kevin Carson of Ballarat Author: Louise Milligan Publisher: Twitter Date: 26JAN2021 THREAD, BREAKING: Det Sgt Kevin Carson of Ballarat, who tirelessly investigated the scourge of clergy abuse in his community & terrible suicide toll, today receives an Australian Police Medal. I can think of no-one more

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Bill would eliminate clergy privilege, require reporting of child abuse

Clergy Privilege Child Abuse Title: Bill would eliminate clergy privilege, require reporting of child abuse Author: Jerod MacDonald-Evoy Publisher: Arizona Mirror Date: 22JAN2021 This story deals with sexual abuse and assault of minors. If you or someone you know has been a victim of this crime call 800-656-HOPE for 24/7 help and support. Clergy in

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In a first for Spain, Jesuits admit to decades of sex abuse

Jesuits Sex Abuse Spain Title: In a first for Spain, Jesuits admit to decades of sex abuse Author: Aritz Parra and Nicole Winfield Publisher: Associated Press (AP) Date: 23JAN2021 MADRID (AP) — The first comprehensive internal inquiry on sex abuse allegations by a religious order in Spain has identified 81 children and 37 adult victims

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Catholic Church makes record payout in child sex abuse case

Bertram Adderley Clergy Abuse Title: Catholic Church makes record payout in child sex abuse case Author: Heather McNeill Publisher: The Age Date: 21JAN2021 The Catholic Church has made what is believed to be its highest ever payout to a victim of sexual abuse after church lawyers forced a 52-year-old man to give harrowing evidence in

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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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