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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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Top Vatican investigator on sex abuse says church must empower victims

Archbishop Scicluna Clergy Abuse Title: Top Vatican investigator on sex abuse says church must empower victims Author: Claire Giangrave Publisher: Religion News Service Date: 02JUL2020 VATICAN CITY (RNS) — It’s been more than a year since Pope Francis issued his historic document, “Vos Est Lux Mundi (You are the light of the world),” and ushered in

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Convicted priest is defrocked

Convicted priest Foxhoven defrocked Title: Convicted priest is defrocked Author: Herald-Star staff Publisher: Herald-Star Date: 27JUN2020 STEUBENVILLE — Henry Christopher Foxhoven, the Catholic priest who admitted impregnating a 17-year-old altar girl, has been defrocked. Foxhoven, 46, is serving 12 years in jail after pleading guilty in Athens County in November 2018 to three counts of sexual

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Survivors refute Scicluna’s statement that “silence and cover-ups” in the Church are now “a thing of the past”.

ECA Scicluna Pontifical Secret Title: Survivors refute Scicluna’s statement that “silence and cover-ups” in the Church are now “a thing of the past”. Author: Law, Tim; Buchanan, Denise; Isely, Peter Publisher: End Clergy Abuse Date: 02MAR2020 His Holiness, Pope Francis, Apostolic Palace, 00120 Vatican City. Dear Pope Francis, Our organization led the largest international gathering

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Top anti-abuse expert says ‘paternalistic’ attitude is worse than clericalism

Zollner Paternalistic Attitude Clericalism Title: Top anti-abuse expert says ‘paternalistic’ attitude is worse than clericalism Author: Elise Ann Allen   Publisher: Crux  Date: 13 MAR 2020 ROME – German Jesuit Father Hans Zollner, one of the Catholic Church’s leading experts in child protection, has said that more dangerous than clericalism in the clerical abuse crisis

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Leading clergy-abuse expert addresses impact of the crisis on global Catholic Church

Hans Zollner Institutional Trauma Title: Leading clergy-abuse expert addresses impact of the crisis on global Catholic ChurchAuthor: Michelle MartinPublisher: Chicago CatholicDate: 03MAR2020  Jesuit Father Hans Zollner, one of the world’s leading experts on safeguarding minors, said that the church is suffering “institutional trauma” from clerical sexual abuse, trauma that it must learn to integrate into its

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One year after global abuse summit, reaction mixed on progress made

Pope Francis SNAP Fingers Title: One year after global abuse summit, reaction mixed on progress made Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 22FEB2020 ROME – As the Boy Scouts of America slide further into scandal with allegations of widespread sexual abuse continuing to go public, the Catholic Church also finds itself on the public

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Argentine clergy abuse victims in Rome, one year after Vatican summit

Provolo Institute Zero Tolerance Title: Argentine clergy abuse victims in Rome, one year after Vatican summit Author: Hannah Brockhaus Publisher: Catholic News Agency (CNA) Date: 21FEB2020 Rome, Italy, Feb 21, 2020 / 12:49 pm (CNA).- One year after the Vatican hosted a summit on the abuse crisis, three former students of an Argentine institute which cared

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Survivors storm Rome to mark anniversary of global abuse summit

Anniversary Global Abuse Summit Title: Survivors storm Rome to mark anniversary of global abuse summit Author: Elise Ann Allen Publication: Crux Date: 20FEB2020 ROME – This week clerical abuse survivors from around the world have flocked to Rome to mark the one-year anniversary of Pope Francis’s global summit on child protection, which took place at

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