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The Pope’s Declaration on Clergy Abuse: A Step in the Right Direction or a Band-aid on A Much Deeper Wound?

Zero tolerance clergy abuse Title: The Pope’s Declaration on Clergy Abuse: A Step in the Right Direction or a Band-aid on A Much Deeper Wound? Author: Mark M. Bello Publication: The Legal Examiner Date: 05FEB2020 The stories are similar, remarkably consistent. The survivors suffer the similar, yet unique, pain. The predators come from many walks of life and

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Final Reports and Publications

The Age of Inquiry: A global mapping of institutional abuse inquiries

Dublin Archdiocese Murphy Report Title: The Age of Inquiry: A global mapping of institutional abuse inquiries Author: Wright, K., Swain, S. and Skold, J. Publication: Melbourne: La Trobe University Date: 2017 INQUIRY The Dublin Archdiocese Commission of Investigation (Murphy Report) Alternative Names: Murphy Report Website: http://www.justice.ie/en/JELR/Pages/Dublin_Archdio Inquiry Type:  Statutory Inquiry (Commission of Investigation) Location: Dublin; Ireland

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Canon Law

A Response to Dr Rodger Austin’s Report

Author: Kieran Tapsell Publication: Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse Date: 24JAN2017 Dr Austin’s report of 28 November 2016 to the Royal Commission states that bishops and religious superiors have an obligation to report child sexual abuse to the civil authorities where the civil law requires it because of Church moral teaching

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Canon Law

Kieran Tapsell: Summary of Response to Dr Rodger Austin and Sr Moya Hanlen

Author: Kieran Tapsell Publication: Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse Date: 24JAN2017 Dr Austin in par 293 of his Report states that the 1962 Instruction Crimen Sollicitationis: “…required the strictest confidentiality to be observed in the matters which it regulated, including the sexual abuse of minors. Likewise, the present law promulgated by

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Canon Law

Kieran Tapsell. The Cunneen Report’s Comments on Canon and Civil Law

Author: Kieran Tapsell Publication: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations blog Date: 02JUN2014 On 30 May 2014, the Report of the Special Commission of Inquiry into Matters relating to the Police Investigation of Certain Child Sexual Abuse Allegations in the Catholic Diocese of Maitland–Newcastle (“Cunneen Report”) was published by the New South Wales Government. The

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