Tag: clerical abuse

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Opinion

Anna Farrow: Church’s ‘Long Lent’ of clerical abuse

Long Lent Church Abuse Title: Anna Farrow: Church’s ‘Long Lent’ of clerical abuse Author: Anna Farrow Publisher: The Catholic Register Date: 19MAR2022 Entering the season of Lent can seem like a blessed relief. The harsh mark of ash on the forehead, the stark words of truth, “you are dust,” the stripping away of the distractions

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News

Spain’s legislature to launch clerical abuse investigation

Spain Catholic Abuse Investigation Title: Spain’s legislature to launch clerical abuse investigation Author: Inés San Martín Publisher: Crux Date: 02FEB2022 After the bishops’ conference of Spain (CEE) refused to launch an independent commission to look into historic clerical abuse cases, the government gave a green light for Congress to launch its own commission. The left-wing

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News

Given abuse reforms, expert says bishops have ‘no excuse’ for failure

Hans Zollner Polish Summit Title: Given abuse reforms, expert says bishops have ‘no excuse’ for failure Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 20SEP2021 ROME – Ahead of a three-day summit on child protection taking place in Poland against the backdrop of the country’s recent abuse scandals, perhaps Catholicism’s leading expert has said progress is

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News

Expert says Poland experiencing a sea change on clerical abuse

Pontifical Commission Protection Minors Title: Expert says Poland experiencing a sea change on clerical abuse Author: Inés San Martín Publisher: Crux Date: 30AUG2021 ROME – In the past year, 10 bishops in Poland have been removed from their positions and sanctioned by the Vatican, with the papal representative in the country openly acknowledging the reason

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News

Priest in Perugia arrested on charges of child porn, prostitution

Vincenzo Esposito Child Abuse Title: Priest in Perugia arrested on charges of child porn, prostitution Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 05AUG2021 ROME – A Sicilian priest who has been serving in the Archdiocese of Perugia for nearly 10 years has been arrested on charges of child pornography and child prostitution after allegedly paying

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George Pell

Australia’s Holy See ambassador under fire for saying she wants to change ‘narrative’ away from George Pell

Sack Vatican Ambassador Porro Title: Australia’s Holy See ambassador under fire for saying she wants to change ‘narrative’ away from George Pell Author: Christopher Knaus Publisher: The Guardian Date: 29May2021 The new ambassador to the Holy See told a Catholic publication that her aim was to change the Vatican’s “narrative” about Australia away from the

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
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Canadian bishops unveil new system to report bishops for abuse, cover-up

Canadian Bishops Vos Estis Title: Canadian bishops unveil new system to report bishops for abuse, cover-up Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 08MAY2021 ROME – At a time when many are eager to see more implementation of Pope Francis’s recent norms for bishops’ accountability, the Canadian bishops have rolled out a new online reporting

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
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Law firm starts database of Catholic child abuse

Jeff Anderson Abuse Database Title: Law firm starts database of Catholic child abuse Author: Cara Chapman (Press-Republican) Publisher: Adirondack Daily Enterprise Date: 08APR2021 PLATTSBURGH — A Minnesota-based firm on Tuesday launched a database it hopes will aid child abuse survivors, law enforcement and fellow attorneys in their efforts to seek justice from the Catholic Church

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