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Jesuit priests demand transparency in Vatican’s artist case

Rev. Marko Ivan Rupnik Title: Jesuit priests demand transparency in Vatican’s artist case Author: Nicole Winfield Publisher: ABCNEWS/AP Date: 08DEC2022 ROME — One of the Vatican’s leading Jesuit advisers on preventing clergy sexual abuse called Wednesday for church authorities to shed more light on the case of a famous Jesuit artist who wasn’t sanctioned by

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Opinion

Message from the German Bishops’ Conference on the German Synodal Path following Vatican meeting

Bishop Dr Georg Bätzing Title: Message from the German Bishops’ Conference on the German Synodal Path following Vatican meeting Author: Bishop Dr Georg Bätzing Publisher: Catholic Outlook Date:  28NOV2022 During their recent Ad Limina visit to the Vatican, members of the German Bishops’ Conference met with Pope Francis and attended a meeting with the heads of

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Opinion

The abuse crisis should be the center of the pope’s ongoing synodal process

Abuse Crisis Centre Synodal Process Title: The abuse crisis should be the center of the pope’s ongoing synodal process Authors: Massimo Faggioli & Hans Zollner Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 15NOV2022 As American Jesuit historian Fr. John O’Malley wrote in one of his last articles published in America magazine last February, the history of synodality is

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France opens investigation into cardinal who admitted to sexually abusing 14-year-old girl

Cardinal Jean-Pierre Ricard Title: France opens investigation into cardinal who admitted to sexually abusing 14-year-old girl Authors: Delia Gallagher & Saskya Vandoorne,  Publisher: CNN Date: 08NOV2022 French authorities have opened an investigation into one of highest-ranking members of France’s Catholic Church, who admitted to sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl when he was a parish priest,

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Australia’s Archbishop Costelloe: Women’s ordination and church governance are ‘big theological questions’

Australia’s Archbishop Timothy Costelloe Title:  Australia’s Archbishop Costelloe: Women’s ordination and church governance are ‘big theological questions’ Author: Gerard O’Connell Publisher: America Magazine Date:  07NOV2022 Read Part I of this interview here: Australian Archbishop Costelloe tells Pope Francis ‘The church in Australia is alive.’In the second part of this exclusive interview with America, Archbishop Timothy Costelloe,

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Pope calls female genital mutilation a crime that must stop

Pope Francis Genital Mutilation Title: Pope calls female genital mutilation a crime that must stop Author: Nicole Winfield Publisher: Associated Press Date: 07NOV2022 ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis called female genital mutilation a “crime” on Sunday and said the fight for women’s rights, equality and opportunity must continue for the good of

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Opinion

Vatican child protection leader: ‘Building credibility needs a track record’

Vatican Fr. Andrew Small Title: Vatican child protection leader: ‘Building credibility needs a track record’ Author: Luke Coppen Publisher: The Pillar Date:  04NOV2022 Fr. Andrew Small, secretary of the Vatican’s child protection committee, talks about sexual abuse and Church reform. Fr. Andrew Small was appointed in June to one of the most important positions in

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Opinion

Women must be included in formation of priests, says abuse expert

Abuse Expert Hans Zollner Title: Women must be included in formation of priests, says abuse expert Author: Sarah MacDonald Publisher: Crux Date: 03NOV2022 One of the church’s leading experts on safeguarding and clerical sexual abuse has said the exclusion of women from seminary formation has had “extremely harmful consequences,” and this “needs to change.” Jesuit

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Vatican’s anti-child abuse panel to issue first full report in 2024

Vatican’s anti-child abuse panel Title: Vatican’s anti-child abuse panel to issue first full report in 2024 Reporting: Alvise Armellini & Philip Pullella Editing: Andrew Cawthorne & David Gregorio Publisher: Reuters Date: 29OCT2022 VATICAN CITY, Oct 28 (Reuters) – The Vatican panel due to produce annual reports on child abuse prevention within the Catholic Church will

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Opinion

Why I declined to join my diocesan sex abuse review board

Declined Abuse Review Board Title: Why I declined to join my diocesan sex abuse review board Author: John W. Miller Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date:  25OCT2022 A report last month that a priest in suburban Chicago had been accused of sex abuse after a diocesan review board had found “insufficient reason to suspect” misbehavior has raised questions

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