Tag: child sexual abuse

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Church must tackle underlying causes of abuse, expert says

Rocio Figueroa Spiritual Abuse Title: Church must tackle underlying causes of abuse, expert says Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 24SEP2020 ROME – Peruvian theologian Rocio Figueroa says little is being done to target the spiritual abuse that allowed the clerical sex scandals to happen and is urging the Catholic Church to rethink its

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Archbishop John Myers, retired Newark archbishop, dead at 79

Archbishop John Myers Deceased Title: Archbishop John Myers, retired Newark archbishop, dead at 79 Author: Catholic News Agency Staff Publisher: Catholic News Agency (CNA) Date: 24SEP2020 Archbishop John J. Myers, emeritus archbishop of Newark, has died at 79. Myers was from 2001 until 2016 the Archbishop of Newark, New Jersey. He was before that Bishop

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Chilean abuse survivors fear COVID crisis will stop investigations into accused clergy

Chilean Abuse Survivors Fear Title: Chilean abuse survivors fear COVID crisis will stop investigations into accused clergy Author: Ines San Martin Publisher: Crux Date: 24SEP2020 SANTA FE, Argentina – Chilean abuse survivors allege that the government is using the COVID-19 pandemic to delay having to deal with South American country’s clerical abuse scandal. “The emails

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Crisis: Clergy Abuse in the Catholic Church Podcast

Crisis Episode 3: What Caused the Crisis? Show Notes

Podcast: Crisis Episode 3 Title: Crisis Episode 3: What Caused the Crisis? Show Notes Podcast: Crisis: Clergy Abuse in the Catholic Church Host: Karna Lozoya Publisher: The Catholic Project Date: 23SEP2020 How did the Catholic Church become a place where abusers could hide? Were men who were prone to abuse drawn to the priesthood? Crisis considers

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Update: “Remonstratio Placed Out of Time“

Placed Out of Time Title: Update: “Remonstratio Placed Out of Time” Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 22SEP2020 On June 17, my canon lawyer received a letter from the Congregation of the Clergy in Rome. The letter said two things. 1. My lawyer never had standing to speak on my behalf.

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Former De La Salle principal, fellow religious brother accused of molesting student in 1980s

Richard Langenstein Robert Gandara Title: Former De La Salle principal, fellow religious brother accused of molesting student in 1980s Author: Ramon Antonio Vargas Publisher: Nola.com Date: 21SEP2020 A former principal of De La Salle High and a subordinate are accused of sexually molesting one of the Uptown school’s students in the 1980s, according to a

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First Part of Chapter II Draft Ordained by a Predator

Predator Cardinal Theodore McCarrick Title: First Part of Chapter II Draft Ordained by a Predator, Chapter II, “What I Think Happened with McCarrick” Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 21SEP2020 Pope John Paul II rode up Connecticut Avenue in Washington, D.C., standing in the back of an open car, smiling at

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Crisis: Clergy Abuse in the Catholic Church Podcast

Church’s ongoing clergy abuse scandals recounted in new podcast

Clergy Abuse Crisis Podcasts Title: Church’s ongoing clergy abuse scandals recounted in new podcast Author: Christopher White Publisher: National Catholic Reporter (NCR) Date: 19SEP2020 As U.S. Catholics await the release of the Vatican’s report on former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who was laicized by Pope Francis for serial sexual abuse, a new podcast chronicles the scourge

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Child Sexual Abuse

A painful, necessary reminder

The Keepers Sister Cathy Title: A painful, necessary reminder Author: Most Rev. William E. Lori Publisher: Archdiocese of Baltimore In May, Netflix released a seven-part series called “The Keepers,” which details the efforts of a number of people to solve the 1969 murder of Sister Catherine Cesnik, S.S.N.D. Sister Cathy, as she is known by

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Opinion

Painful clergy sex-abuse reminders

Champion Attorney Mitchell Garabedian Title: Painful clergy sex-abuse reminders Author: Cliff Clark and Editorial Publisher: The Lowell Sun Date: 18SEP2020 Nearly two decades after the disclosure of widespread sexual abuse by priests in the Archdiocese of Boston that exposed a long history of that reprehensible behavior, victims of those unspeakable acts are still receiving some

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