Tag: child sexual abuse

Madonnina
Opinion

McCarrick report shows a church infected with unchecked clericalism

McCarrick Report Sick Church Title: McCarrick report shows a church infected with unchecked clericalism Author: Lisa Fullam Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 29DEC2020 The Vatican’s report on defrocked Cardinal Theodore McCarrick revealed sexual abuse of adults and minors by a Catholic cleric and its cover-up by church officials — more of the same pattern we’ve

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News

Insurance company sues Diocese of Brooklyn over sex abuse cases alleging it knew of prolific abuser

Diocese of Brooklyn lawsuit Title: Insurance company sues Diocese of Brooklyn over sex abuse cases alleging it knew of prolific abuser Author: Sean Lahman Publisher: Democrat & Chronicle Date: 30DEC2020 An insurance company representing the Diocese of Brooklyn says it should not be responsible for paying settlements to victims who say they were sexually abused

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News

Catholic Church’s insurance company in financial trouble over abuse payouts

Catholic Church Insurance Australia Title: Catholic Church’s insurance company in financial trouble over abuse payouts Author: Chris Vedelago Publisher: The Age Date: 22DEC2020 The Catholic Church’s private insurer spent more than $58 million paying out the victims of sexual abuse last year and the company is being forced to raise fresh capital and liquidate investments

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Blog

Waiting with hope for Church renewal.

Catholics For Renewal Australia Title: Waiting with hope for Church renewal. Author: Catholics For Renewal Publisher: John Menadue Date: 20DEC2020 “We begin to die the day we don’t act on things that matter.” – Dr Martin Luther King Jnr As of  10 December 2020, 297 days remain before the Opening of the 1st Session of

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News

Church’s appeal loss paves way for abuse survivors to sue

Warragul priest Daniel Hourigan Title: Church’s appeal loss paves way for abuse survivors to sue Authors: Adam Cooper and Tom Cowie Publisher: The Age Date: 18DEC2020 The Catholic Church has failed in its appeal over a compensation payout to a sexual abuse survivor, and now faces the prospect of being sued by hundreds of other

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
News

Monster in our midst: How pedophile New Orleans clergyman stayed near prey

George Brignac New Orleans Title: Monster in our midst: How pedophile New Orleans clergyman stayed near prey Authors: Ramon Antonio Vargas and David Hammer Publisher: NOLA.com Date: 16DEC2020 It was 1953, and George Brignac was fresh out of high school when he joined the regional chapter of the Christian Brothers. He spent seven years with

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News

Inter-American Human Rights Commission to look into clerical sexual abuse

Inter-American Human Rights Title: Inter-American Human Rights Commission to look into clerical sexual abuse Author: Ines San Martin Publisher: Crux Date: 08DEC2020 ROSARIO, Argentina – For the first time in its history, the Inter-American Human Rights Commission promised to defend victims of clerical sexual abuse, with cases being reported in at least 19 countries in

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Opinion

McCarrick report shows former cardinal’s character: ambitious, brazen, untouchable

Ambitious Brazen Untouchable McCarrick Title: McCarrick report shows former cardinal’s character: ambitious, brazen, untouchable Author: Fr. Peter Daly Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 08DEC2020 Seventeen! That’s the most shocking number in the Vatican’s 449-page report on ex-Cardinal Theodore McCarrick. McCarrick appears to have molested 17 “postpubescent boys or young men” over the course of his

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