Tag: clerical sexual abuse

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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Revised canon law on crimes, penalties almost ready for publication

Canon Law Crimes Penalties Title: Revised canon law on crimes, penalties almost ready for publication Author: Cindy Wooden Publisher: Crux Now Date: 18MAY2021 VATICAN CITY — The revised section of the Code of Canon Law dealing with crimes and penalties, including those related to clerical sexual abuse, should be ready for publication before the end

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News

Anti-abuse center gets upgrade, sensing both progress and frustration

Catholic Anthropology Child Protection Title: Anti-abuse center gets upgrade, sensing both progress and frustration Author: Ines San Martin Publisher: Crux Date: 02MAY2021 Catholic Anthropology Child Protection ROME – Last week, a well-known center at one of Rome’s pontifical universities aimed at protecting children from clerical sexual abuse, and beyond, was upgraded to an institute of

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Opinion

Priest who exposed ‘homoheresy’ speaks out on need to curb ‘homosexual clans’ in Church

Dariusz Oko Lavender Mafia Title: Priest who exposed ‘homoheresy’ speaks out on need to curb ‘homosexual clans’ in Church Author: Dorothy Cummings McLean Publisher: Lifesite News Date: 31MAR2021 KRAKOW, Poland, March 31, 2021 (LifeSiteNews) — A Polish priest and professor has suggested that a Synod of Bishops be called together to address the increasing number

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News

Gay priests: Breaking the silence

Gay Priests Breaking Silence Title: Gay priests: Breaking the silence Story produced by: Sari Aviv and Anna Matranga. Editor: Ed Givnish Publisher: CBS News Date: 28MAR2021 The setting, with its soaring cathedral ceiling and sacraments, is typical of any Catholic service, but the similarities stopped with this sermon: “Because if there’s anything that an LGBTQ person

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News

Inter-American Human Rights Commission to look into clerical sexual abuse

Inter-American Human Rights Title: Inter-American Human Rights Commission to look into clerical sexual abuse Author: Ines San Martin Publisher: Crux Date: 08DEC2020 ROSARIO, Argentina – For the first time in its history, the Inter-American Human Rights Commission promised to defend victims of clerical sexual abuse, with cases being reported in at least 19 countries in

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Podcast

Podcast: Abuse survivor Juan Carlos Cruz responds to the McCarrick Report

Survivor Juan Carlos Cruz Title:  Podcast: Abuse survivor Juan Carlos Cruz responds to the McCarrick Report Podcast Host:  Colleen Dulle Guest:  Juan Carlos Cruz Publisher:  America Magazine (America Media) Date: 23NOV2020 Juan Carlos Cruz is an abuse survivor and advocate who has the pope’s ear when it comes to clerical sexual abuse. In 2018, when

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Opinion

Report shows ‘tragic incompetence’ on McCarrick, Barron says

McCarrick Report Bishop Barron Title: Report shows ‘tragic incompetence’ on McCarrick, Barron says Author: John L. Allen Jr Publisher: Crux Date:  13NOV2020 ROME – At the heart of the Vatican’s recent report on the case of ex-cardinal and ex-priest Theodore McCarrick is a story of “tragic incompetence” fueled by a “self-referential and self-protective” clerical culture,

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