Tag: clerical abuse of minors

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News

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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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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Apostolic Letter

Apostolic Letter issued Motu Proprio by The Supreme Pontiff Francis ” Vos estis lux mundi “

“Vos estis lux mundi” Title: Apostolic Letter issued Motu Proprio by The Supreme Pontiff Francis ” Vos estis lux mundi “ Author: The Supreme Pontiff Francis Publisher: Holy See Press Office Date: 07MAY2019 “You are the light of the world. A city set on a hill cannot be hidden” (Mt 5:14). Our Lord Jesus Christ calls every believer to

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Child Sexual Abuse

An exploration of the existence of clergy child sexual abuse dark networks within the Victorian Catholic Church

Author: Sally Muytjens Publication: Queensland University of Technology Date: 2019 Abstract Literature, inquiries and media reports show that the occurrence of Catholic clergy child sexual abuse is a global phenomenon and an established fact (Webber and Babwin 2014; Doyle 2006; Cahill and Wilkinson 2017, 95). Catholic clergy child sexual abuse networks have been acknowledged informally

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Instruction

Archbishop Charles Scicluna hails abolition of pontifical secret in clerical sex crimes

Author: Matthew Vella Publication: Malta Today Date: 07JAN2020 Malta’s archbishop Charles Scicluna has hailed the abolition of the pontifical secret in cases of sexual violence and clerical abuse of minors, as an important step in working for justice for victims. “Certain jurisdiction would have easily quoted the pontifical secret because that was the state of

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