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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
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Fr. Hans Zollner: Clergy abuse has damaged the church, but ‘more damage has been done to human beings’

Church damaged by abuse Title: Fr. Hans Zollner: Clergy abuse has damaged the church, but ‘more damage has been done to human beings’ Author: Gia Myers Publication: America Media via Catholic News Service (CNS) Date: 06FEB2020 VILLANOVA, Pa. (CNS) — Almost 200 people filled the Driscoll Hall Auditorium on Villanova University’s campus Jan. 29 looking to deepen

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
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Clericalism cited as root of sex abuse crisis

Clericalism root of abuse crisis Title: Clericalism cited as root of sex abuse crisis Author: Sarah Salvadore Publication: National Catholic Reporter Date: 04FEB2020 In a Jan. 29 talk at Villanova University in Pennsylvania, Jesuit Fr. Hans Zollner said that clericalism is the root cause of the damage done to the church and called out past

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Canon Law

Abolishing of pontifical secret in abuse cases ‘ground-breaking’, say canon lawyers

Author: Joshua J. McElwee Publication: National Catholic Reporter Date: 30DEC2019 Several prominent canon lawyers are praising Pope Francis’ decision to abolish the practice of imposing strict confidentiality rules on the Vatican’s legal proceedings in cases involving clergy sexual abuse or misconduct. The move, the lawyers say, will simplify communication between local church officials and civil authorities in individual

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Canon Law

Sex, Lies and Secret Codes (Extract) Page 47 plus endnotes

Sex lies secret codes Title: Sex, lies and Secret Codes Extract from Sex, Lies and Secret Codes page 47 plus endnotes Author: Doyle, Sipe and Wall Publication: Volt Press Date: 2006 The Vatican Secret Directive The Vatican issued legislation in 1922 about solicitation and other forms of clergy sexual crime and again in 1962 when

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