Tag: clerical child sexual abuse

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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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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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Defrocked cardinal Theodore McCarrick charged with sexually assaulting teenager in 1970s

Defrocked cardinal Theodore McCarrick Title: Defrocked cardinal Theodore McCarrick charged with sexually assaulting teenager in 1970s Author: Shelley Murphy Publisher: The Boston Globe Date: 29JUL2021 Defrocked former cardinal Theodore McCarrick was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy during a wedding reception at Wellesley College in the 1970s, making him the highest-ranking Roman Catholic

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Grand-Jury Reports + McCarrick Charged With a Crime

McCarrick Charged With Crime Title: Grand-Jury Reports + McCarrick Charged With a Crime Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 29JUL2021 Soon we will mark the third anniversary of the publication of the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report on clerical sex-abuse and cover-up. The report offers the public a window into the corrupt

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Opinion

Grindr Exposé on Anti-LGBTQ Priest Points to Staggering Church Hypocrisy

James Finn Jeffrey Burrill Title: Grindr Exposé on Anti-LGBTQ Priest Points to Staggering Church Hypocrisy Author: James Finn Publisher: whosoever.org Reprinted from Medium with permission of the author. Date: 24JUL2021 Powerful priest exposes Church hate speech Last autumn as the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops actively lobbied Congress to kill a proposed national suicide hotline because it directed help

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Opinion

Catholic Church response to sexual abuse must centre on survivor well-being, not defensiveness

Catholic Church Survivor Centred Title: Catholic Church response to sexual abuse must centre on survivor well-being, not defensiveness Author: Cathy Driscoll, Saint Mary’s University Publisher: The Conversation Date: 16JUN2021 In light of the recent discovery of 215 Indigenous children in unmarked graves at a former Catholic-run residential school in British Columbia and investigations at other former

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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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