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Victim speaks out after abusive priest sentenced

Joseph Quigley Child Abuse Title: Victim speaks out after abusive priest sentenced Author: Catherine Pepinster Publisher: The Tablet Date: 03FEB2021 The victim of a priest sentenced to serve more than a decade in jail for child sexual abuse has attacked the Archdiocese of Birmingham for trying to dissuade him from reporting the assaults to police.

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The Unrepentant Syndicate

Mark White Unrepentant Syndicate Title: The Unrepentant Syndicate Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 01FEB2021 This is the first of the two posts I promised, proving that the current ecclesiastical hierarchy continues to operate according to this long-debunked, wrong-headed principle: Sexual abuse is a shameful private matter that should be kept

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‘Just sick over it’: Clergy sexual abuse victims, their advocates lament error that derailed Pa. amendment

Incompetent Kathy Boockvar Resignation Title: ‘Just sick over it’: Clergy sexual abuse victims, their advocates lament error that derailed Pa. amendment Author: Deb Erdley Publisher: TribLive Date:  01FEB2021 Mark Rozzi was crushed Monday when Gov. Tom Wolf called to tell him an amendment seeking to open a window of opportunity in court for old child

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There’s another path for survivors of clergy sex abuse to get justice. It faces an uphill climb in the legislature.

Clergy Sex Abuse Justice Title: There’s another path for survivors of clergy sex abuse to get justice. It faces an uphill climb in the legislature. Authors: Angela Couloumbis and Cynthia Fernandez Publisher: Spotlight PA powered by The Inquirer Date: 01FEB2021 HARRISBURG — When Republican state Rep. Jim Gregory learned Monday from Gov. Tom Wolf that an

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Angry over botched constitutional amendment, Pa. lawmakers call for action to aid child sexual abuse victims

Pennsylvania Kathy Boockvar Resignation Title: Angry over botched constitutional amendment, Pa. lawmakers call for action to aid child sexual abuse victims Author: Ivey DeJesus Publisher: PennLive.com Date: 01FEB2021 For some, it was a kick in the gut. Some lawmakers and advocates have fought for nearly a decade to reform the state’s child sex crime laws.

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Germany: Calls for cardinal to release report on sexual abuse of minors

Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki Title: Germany: Calls for Cardinal to release report of sexual abuse of minors Author: Deutsche Welle staff Publisher: Deutsche Welle Date: 29JAN2021 Pressure has increased on a Catholic cardinal over the release of a report on child sex abuse. The diocese council of Cologne says Cardinal Woelki has a moral obligation

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California bishops fighting 2019 clergy sex abuse law

Clergy Sex Abuse Law Title: California bishops fighting 2019 clergy sex abuse law Author: Robert Jablon Publisher: ABCNews via Associated Press Date: 28JAN2021 LOS ANGELES — Most California Roman Catholic bishops are asking a judge to throw out a 2019 law that allowed accusers of clergy sexual abuse to sue even if they were molested decades

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Conspiracy claims made against Age before Pell story published, court told

George Pell Guilty Verdict Title: Conspiracy claims made against Age before Pell story published, court told Author: Adam Cooper Publisher: The Age Date: 28JAN2021 Claims by some readers that The Age was part of a conspiracy protecting the Catholic Church and George Pell were a factor in the newspaper’s decision to publish its initial article about

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Vatican clears former Kansas City priest of sex abuse claims, infuriating victims

Wyoming Bishop Joseph Hart Title: Vatican clears former Kansas City priest of sex abuse claims, infuriating victims Author: Judy L. Thomas Video: Jill Toyoshiba Publisher: The Kansas City Star Date: 25Jan2021 Play Video https://www.kansascity.com/news/local/article220286275.html ‘I couldn’t imagine that a man that I loved this much could do something so evil’ Susie McClernon is still dealing

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Vatican clears retired US bishop of multiple abuse claims

Vatican Clears Joseph Hart Title: Vatican clears retired US bishop of multiple abuse claims Author: Nicole Winfield & Colleen Slevin Publisher: The Associated Press Date: 26Jan2021 ROME (AP) — The Vatican has cleared a retired U.S. bishop of multiple allegations he sexually abused minors and teenagers, rejecting lay experts’ determination that a half-dozen claims were

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