Tag: clerical child sexual abuse

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Opinion

The Catholic Church desperately needs to change, but will it do so?

Will Catholic Church Change? Title: The Catholic Church desperately needs to change, but will it do so? Author: Ruth Gledhill Publisher: Christian Today Date: 10JUN2021 There is no doubt that at long last, the Catholic Church has heard the message that survivors and others have been crying out for decades. There is a serious problem

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News

Vatican law criminalizes abuse of adults by priests, laity

Mary Untier Of Knots Title: Vatican law criminalizes abuse of adults by priests, laity Author: Nicole Winfield Publisher: Associated Press Date: 01JUN2021 VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has changed church law to explicitly criminalize the sexual abuse of adults by priests who abuse their authority and to say that laypeople who hold church office

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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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News

Former Springfield priest killed 13-year-old boy in 1972: Hampden District Attorney

Lavigne Murdered Danny Croteau Title: Former Springfield priest killed 13-year-old boy in 1972: Hampden District Attorney Author: Rick Sobey Publisher: Boston Herald Date: 24MAY2021 Former priest Richard Lavigne died last week. He murdered a 13-year-old boy 49 years ago, according to the Hampden DA’s Office. (Courtesy photo Hampden DA’s Office) A former Springfield priest who

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News

Plaque memorializing priest accused of abuse has been covered over, photograph shows

Costa Plaque Covered Over Title: Plaque memorializing priest accused of abuse has been covered over, photograph shows Author: Bart Jones Publisher: Newsday Date: 11MAY2021 A plaque honoring a former pastor at a Roman Catholic church in Brookville has been covered over, a parishioner’s photograph shows, after reports that the priest had credible accusations against him

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News

Woelki calls for stronger law on clerical sex abuse

Woelki Clerical Sex Abuse Title: Woelki calls for stronger law on clerical sex abuse Author: Christa Pongratz-Lippitt Publisher: The Tablet Date: 08APR2021 The Archbishop of Cologne Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki has called for a tightening up of Canon law on clerical sex abuse.“Canon law on how to deal with priestly sexual abuse must be changed.

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
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Wisconsin to launch statewide investigation of clergy sex abuse, attorney general document reveals

Josh Kaul Clergy Abuse Title: Wisconsin to launch statewide investigation of clergy sex abuse, attorney general document reveals Authors: Haley BeMiller, Laura Schulte & Patrick Marley – USA Today Network Wisconsin Publisher: Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Date: 23APR2021 Attorney General Josh Kaul notified the state’s five dioceses as well as separate orders of Catholic priests that his

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Global Mapping

Credibly Accused

Credibly Accused Catholic Clergy Title: Credibly Accused Authors: Ellis Simani, Ken Schwencke, Katie Zavadski, Lexi Churchill Publisher: ProPublica Date: 28JAN2020 Search lists of U.S. Catholic clergy that have been deemed credibly accused of sexual abuse or misconduct. The Catholic Church has not released a public list of clergy members who have been credibly accused of

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
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Accountability, transparency, due process still needed, abuse experts say

Accountability transparency due process Title: Accountability, transparency, due process still needed, abuse experts say Author: Carol Glatz   Publisher: The Boston Pilot via CNS   Date:  13APR2021 ROME (CNS) — To help foster a wider discussion on work that still must be done to safeguard minors and vulnerable people in the Catholic Church, a canon law

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