Tag: child sexual abuse

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Eradicating the McCarrick Virus

Eradicating the McCarrick Virus Title: Eradicating the McCarrick Virus Author: The Editors Publisher: National Catholic Register Date: 24JUL2020 EDITORIAL: Two years after the former cardinal’s sexual predilections were revealed, the Vatican still hasn’t released its report. It has now been two years since Pope Francis accepted Theodore McCarrick’s resignation from the College of Cardinals, shortly after

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Saintly caution: Church’s reputation on the line when judging sanctity

Saints Skeleton In Closet Title: Saintly caution: Church’s reputation on the line when judging sanctity Author: Junno Arocho Esteves Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 22JUL2020 VATICAN CITY — In the Catholic Church, a person’s canonization is almost always preceded by decades of meticulous investigation into the minute details of the candidate’s life.Thousands of saints have

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Kieran Tapsell

Pope Francis finally makes bishops accountable for cover-ups

Kieran Tapsell Vademecum Analysis Title: Pope Francis finally makes bishops accountable for cover-ups Author: Kieran Tapsell Publisher: John Menadue-Pearls and Irritations Date:  24JUL2020 On 16 July 2020, the Vatican published a manual for dealing with allegations of child sexual abuse against Church personnel. It marks a significant change in culture expressed in canon law for

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Bishops Urged To Oppose Former Priest’s Marriage To Rape Survivor

Priest’s Child Rape India Title: Bishops Urged To Oppose Former Priest’s Marriage To Rape Survivor Author: Matters India Reporter Publisher: Matters India Date:  22 JUL2020 New Delhi, July 22, 2020: A group of catholic women “concerned about justice issues in the Church and society” has condemned a former priest’s plan to marry a minor girl

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“Unprecedented” decision to treble compensation paid to Birmingham abuse victims

“Unprecedented” Birmingham Clergy Abuse Title: “Unprecedented” decision to treble compensation paid to Birmingham abuse victims Author: Catherine Pepinster Publisher: The Tablet Date: 21JUL2020 According to one expert, it is the first time in 25 years that a further offer of financial compensation has been made to victims. The Archdiocese of Birmingham has made an unprecedented

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Paedophile priest Vincent Ryan released on parole from Long Bay Prison

Pope Defrock Vincent Ryan Title: Paedophile priest Vincent Ryan released on parole from Long Bay Prison Author: Mark Reddie Publisher: ABC News Date: 21JUL2020 Notorious paedophile priest Vince Ryan has walked free on parole from a Sydney jail having served less than half of his sentence for the historic sexual abuse of two altar boys

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Blog

The Cruel Massachusetts Cesspool

The Cruel Massachusetts Cesspool Title: The Cruel Massachusetts Cesspool Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 18JUL2020 [A long and complicated story, dear reader. And painful. But true. And important.] In volume III of her historical study Rite of Sodomy, Randy Engel describes how she began an extended personal correspondence with an inmate

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