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Archdiocese of St. John’s deemed to be vicariously liable in Mount Cashel victims’ suit

Archdiocese vicariously liable Canada Title: Archdiocese of St. John’s deemed to be vicariously liable in Mount Cashel victims’ suit Author: Zena Olijnyk Publisher: Canadian Lawyer Magazine Date: 04AUG2020 A landmark ruling in the Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal, which found that the Archdiocese of St. John’s has a responsibility to compensate victims of the

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Catholic newspaper questions how Nashville Diocese handled sex abuse complaint

Nashville Diocese Sexual Abuse Title: Catholic newspaper questions how Nashville Diocese handled sex abuse complaint Author: Ben Hall Publisher: News Channel 5 Date:  22JUL2020 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — The Catholic Diocese of Nashville is defending how it handled a sexual abuse allegation against a priest who served as chaplain on the Dominican Campus in Nashville.An

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Opinion

Disinfecting denial and secrecy

Pontifical Secret Pandemic Lessons Title: Disinfecting denial and secrecy Author: Nuala Kenny Publisher: LaCroix International Date: 29JUN2020 “Nothing is covered up that will not be uncovered, and nothing secret that will not become known” (Matthew 10, 26-28) Courageous proclamation of the “good news” of God’s love for us is the heart of Jesus’ mission. He is unwavering

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One year after global abuse summit, reaction mixed on progress made

Pope Francis SNAP Fingers Title: One year after global abuse summit, reaction mixed on progress made Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 22FEB2020 ROME – As the Boy Scouts of America slide further into scandal with allegations of widespread sexual abuse continuing to go public, the Catholic Church also finds itself on the public

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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

Kieran Tapsell Canon Law Author: Kieran Tapsell Publication: Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse Date: 24JAN2017 Executive Summary 1. 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

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Child Abuse Royal Commission

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

Kieran Tapsell Pontifical Secret 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

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Canon Law

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

Kieran Tapsell Cunneen Report 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

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