Tag: cover-up

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News

Royal commission files reveal previously unseen details about abuse by priests in Newcastle

Newcastle Royal Commission Files Title: Royal commission files reveal previously unseen details about abuse by priests in Newcastle Authors: Liz Farquhar and Madeline Lewis Publisher: ABC News Newcastle Date: 20OCT2020 Abuse survivors have welcomed reports from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse made public today that reveal previously unseen details about

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News

Ousted priest writes new book: “Ordained by a Predator”

Father Mark White Book Title: Ousted priest writes new book: “Ordained by a Predator” Author: Bill Wyatt Publisher: Martinsville Bulletin Date: 19OCT2020 The next chapter of Father Mark White’s story has been written, quite literally, by White himself.White, who was ousted as priest of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Martinsville and St. Francis of Assisi in

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
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Pope removes Polish bishop accused of sex abuse cover-up

Pope accepts Janiak’s resignation Title: Pope removes Polish bishop accused of sex abuse cover-up Author: Staff Associated Press Publisher: AP via ABC News Date: 17OCT2020 ROME — Pope Francis on Saturday permanently removed a Polish bishop who was kicked out of his diocese a few months ago pending a Vatican investigation into allegations he covered

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
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Poland becomes testing ground for Vatican’s new anti-abuse legislation

Jan Wodniak Tadeusz Rakoczy Title: Poland becomes testing ground for Vatican’s new anti-abuse legislation Author: Paulina Guzik Publisher: Crux Date: 15OCT2020 In 1984 in the town of Międzybrodzie in southwestern Poland, a boy was abused by the local parish priest for more than five years, beginning when he was 12. Today, more than thirty-six years later,

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Madonnina
Opinion

Analysis: What does Cardinal Farrell’s promotion say about the McCarrick report?

Cardinal Farrell McCarrick Report Title: Analysis: What does Cardinal Farrell’s promotion say about the McCarrick report? Author: JD Flynn Publisher: Catholic News Agency Date:  13OCT2020 Cardinal Kevin Farrell was appointed last week to lead a small committee charged with scrutinizing high-level Vatican financial decisions not governed by ordinary Vatican oversight norms. Because of Farrell’s background,

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Madonnina
Opinion

Guest Post: Book Review

Death Of Altar Boy Title: Guest Post: Book Review Author: Ann White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 10OCT2020 Death of an Altar Boy: The Unsolved Murder of Danny Croteau and the Culture of Abuse in the Catholic Church by E.J. Fleming, 2018. Reviewed by Ann White In 1972, thirteen year-old Danny Croteau was found

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News

Gonzaga and Fordham partner to investigate clergy sexual abuse

Gonzaga Fordham Clergy Abuse Title: Gonzaga and Fordham partner to investigate clergy sexual abuse Author:  Thea Skokan Publisher: The Gonzaga Bulletin Date: 07OCT2020 When the Pennsylvania Grand Jury Report was released to the public in 2018, no one knew quite the effect it would have and continue to have over the next two years.The report

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Blog

James Still Deserves an Amanuensis + Lincoln’s Second Inaugural

Father Mark White Lincoln Title: James Still Deserves an Amanuensis + Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 06 OCT2020 Abraham Lincoln faced defeat in the election in 1864. But then General William T. Sherman took Atlanta (as recounted in Gone With the Wind). The victory restored the voters’ faith

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