Tag: clerical child sexual abuse

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Opinion

Francis’ clergy abuse law, ‘Vos Estis,’ isn’t working. Here’s how to fix it.

Pope Fix ‘Vos Estis’ Title: Francis’ clergy abuse law, ‘Vos Estis,’ isn’t working. Here’s how to fix it. Author: Anne Barrett Doyle Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 25MAY2022 Three years ago, as the Catholic Church faced an unprecedented reckoning with clergy sexual abuse, Pope Francis introduced a church law that promised to hold bishops and

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Church is incapable of cleaning up abuse mess on its own, says former Munich archdiocesan official

Peter Beer Clergy Abuse Title: Church is incapable of cleaning up abuse mess on its own, says former Munich archdiocesan official Author: Christa Pongratz-Lippitt Publisher: La Croix International Date: 03FEB2022 A former top official in one of the world’s wealthiest Catholic dioceses says he quit his key post two years ago because of internal opposition

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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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Pope ‘shamed’ by church’s failures over child abuse in France

Church Abuse Shames Pope Title: Pope ‘shamed’ by church’s failures over child abuse in France Author: Angela Giuffrida Publisher: The Guardian Date: 06OCT2021 Pope Francis has said he is “shamed” by the Catholic church’s failure to deal with paedophile priests in France, as one of his closest advisers pushed for an inquiry into the sexual

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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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‘Cardinal Keith O’Brien was like God to me. Then he tried to seduce me’: the whistleblower’s tale

Cardinal Keith O’Brien Whistleblower Title: ‘Cardinal Keith O’Brien was like God to me. Then he tried to seduce me’: the whistleblower’s tale Author: Catherine Deveney Publisher: The Guardian Date: 05SEP2021 As disgraced 91-year-old cardinal Theodore McCarrick stood in an American court last week, charged with three counts of indecent assault and battery on a minor,

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The Holy See’s Policy of Secrecy and Concealment Allowed for Rampant Sexual Abuse in Catholic Church, Class Action Alleges

Holy See Class Action Title: The Holy See’s Policy of Secrecy and Concealment Allowed for Rampant Sexual Abuse in Catholic Church, Class Action Alleges Author: Anna Bradley-Smith Publisher: Top Class Actions Date: 18AUG2021 The Holy See Sexual Abuse Class Action Overview: Who: Victims of sexual abuse at the hands of Catholic clergy members have filed

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