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Cupich on new Catholic Church abuse protection task force: ‘Regaining trust has to begin with a profound sense of responsibility’

Cupich Zollner Regaining TRUST Title: Cupich on new Catholic Church abuse protection task force: ‘Regaining trust has to begin with a profound sense of responsibility’ Author: JAVONTE ANDERSON Publisher: Chicago Tribune Date: 03MAR2020 In their first interview since Pope Francis named them among the leaders of a new worldwide task force on sexual abuse protections,

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Cardinal Gracias: Church must ‘shed prejudice’ against women’s leadership

Shed Prejudice Women’s Leadership Title: Cardinal Gracias: Church must ‘shed prejudice’ against women’s leadership Author: Joshua J. McElwee Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 24FEB2020 VATICAN CITY — One of the six members of Pope Francis’ advisory Council of Cardinals has acknowledged a bias among the members of the Catholic Church’s all-male hierarchy against giving women

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Clergy Abuse Survivors Mark Summit Anniversary With Protest at Vatican

Abuse Survivors Protest Vatican Title: Clergy Abuse Survivors Mark Summit Anniversary With Protest at Vatican Author: Edward Pentin Publisher: National Catholic Register Date: 24FEB2020 According to the victims, there has been insufficient progress in making meaningful changes since the 2019 summit. VATICAN CITY — A group of clerical abuse survivors gathered in Rome on Feb.

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

Pontifical Secret Abolition Ground-breaking 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

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Australian bishop testifies on prevalence of child sex abuse in the church

Kieran Tapsell Child Abuse Author: Kieran Tapsell Publication: National Catholic Reporter NCROnline Date: 10Sep2015 Dying of cancer, Bishop Emeritus Geoffrey Robinson appeared Aug. 24 before the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse to testify to the prevalence of child sexual abuse in the church.He painted a sad picture of a brave

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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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