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New Orleans Clergy Abuse Plaintiff Aims to Move Bankruptcy-halted Case Out of Federal Court

Clergy Abuse New Orleans Title: New Orleans Clergy Abuse Plaintiff Aims to Move Bankruptcy-halted Case Out of Federal Court Author: Ramon Antonio Vargas (The New Orleans Advocate) Publisher: WWLTV Date: 08JUL2020 “The longer this case stays in federal court, … the more likely the pedophile priests will die before receiving civil or criminal justice.” NEW ORLEANS —

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Suit against Scranton Diocese alleges abuse, cover-up by repeat-offender priest

Scranton Diocese Abuse CoverUp Title: Suit against Scranton Diocese alleges abuse, cover-up by repeat-offender priest Author: Patrick Kernan Publisher: Times Leader Date: 07JUL2020 Rev. Robert Caparelli had predatory history, served time WILKES-BARRE — A Berks County man filed a lawsuit against the Diocese of Scranton on Tuesday, claiming the diocese conspired to cover up evidence

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Ex-Philly priest pleads guilty to decades-old sex assaults of altar boys

Philadelphia Francis Trauger Guilty Title: Ex-Philly priest pleads guilty to decades-old sex assaults of altar boys Author: Vinny Vella The Philadelphia Inquirer (TNS) Publisher: Herald-Mail Media Date: 08JUL2020 PHILADELPHIA — After decades of dodging allegations of abusing children, a disgraced former Catholic priest pleaded guilty Wednesday to molesting two altar boys in Bucks County decades

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Albany Diocese adds deceased Capital Region priest to list of offenders

Priest Jupin Clergy Abuse Title: Albany Diocese adds deceased Capital Region priest to list of offenders Author: Cayla Harris Publisher: Times Union Date: 07JUL2020 Rev. Alan Jupin, who died in 2019, allegedly molested five minors in ’70s, ’80s, ’90s ALBANY – The Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany  on Tuesday added Rev. Alan Jupin – who

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Opinion

Isolated Pope Francis Faces Yet Another Setback in Pandemic

Pope Francis Vatican Scandals Title: Isolated Pope Francis Faces Yet Another Setback in Pandemic Author: Francis X. Rocca Publisher: The Wall Street Journal Date: 07JUL2020 Coronavirus comes as the Vatican has struggled in recent years with scandals and financial woes VATICAN CITY—The world-wide restrictions on public events to deal with the coronavirus pandemic are the latest

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Victim of clergy abuse says Archdiocese tried to keep settlement details secret, against its own rules

Bourgeois Secret Abuse Settlement Title: Victim of clergy abuse says Archdiocese tried to keep settlement details secret, against its own rules Author: David Hammer Publisher: WWL-TV Date: 06JUL2020 A Church code adopted by the U.S. Conference of Bishops specifically forbids the Archdiocese from muzzling victims about their settlements. NEW ORLEANS — As the Archdiocese of New

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Church should empower victims to disclose abuse

Charles Scicluna Pontifical Secret Title: Church should empower victims to disclose abuse Author: Juliet Palmer Publisher: CathNews NZ Pacific Date:  06JUL2020 The Catholic Church needs to empower victims of clerical abuse to disclose their predicament, says Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna. It’s been more than a year since Pope Francis published “Vos Est Lux Mundi (You

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Two former Diocese of Jefferson City priests dismissed

Priests Duesdieker Lahr Laicized Title: Two former Diocese of Jefferson City priests dismissed Author: Joe Gamm Publisher: News Tribune Date: 05JUL2020 Two men who are on the Diocese of Jefferson City’s list of priests who were credibly accused of clergy abuse have been laicized, or dismissed from being priests. Robert Duesdieker was ordained in 1980 and

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Ohio priest indicted on charges of child pornography and juvenile sex trafficking, US attorney says

Ohio Priest Child Abuse Title: Ohio priest indicted on charges of child pornography and juvenile sex trafficking, US attorney says Author: Rob Frehse Publisher: CNN Date: 03JUL2020 (CNN)An Ohio priest who allegedly pretended to be a woman on social media to entice minor male victims has been indicted on child pornography, child exploitation and juvenile sex trafficking

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