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Madonnina
Opinion

Francis’ clergy abuse law, ‘Vos Estis,’ isn’t working. Here’s how to fix it.

Pope Fix ‘Vos Estis’ Title: Francis’ clergy abuse law, ‘Vos Estis,’ isn’t working. Here’s how to fix it. Author: Anne Barrett Doyle Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 25MAY2022 Three years ago, as the Catholic Church faced an unprecedented reckoning with clergy sexual abuse, Pope Francis introduced a church law that promised to hold bishops and

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News

Chile’s new leader puts bishops on notice over legacy of abuse scandals

Gabriel Boric Catholic Bishops Title: Chile’s new leader puts bishops on notice over legacy of abuse scandals Author: Ines San Martin Publisher: Crux Date: 19MAR2022 ROME – Gabriel Boric, the charismatic former student activist who swept to the presidency in Chile last December and is now the second-youngest head of state in the world, marked

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Ex-Pope Benedict accused of failing to act in Munich Church abuse report

Pope Benedict Church Abuse Title: Ex-Pope Benedict accused of failing to act in Munich Church abuse report Author: Madeline Chambers Publisher: Reuters Date: 21JAN2022 Summary Report found 497 abuse victims between 1945 and 2019 Former Pope has denied wrongdoing as Archbishop of Munich Cardinal Marx offers apology to victims BERLIN, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Former

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Madonnina
Opinion

20 years after Boston Globe’s ‘Spotlight,’ we need a national database of accused clergy

20 Years After ‘Spotlight’ Title: 20 years after Boston Globe’s ‘Spotlight,’ we need a national database of accused clergy Author: Barbara Thorp Publisher: NCR Online Date: 04JAN2022 In the United States, the terrible truth that Catholic clergy have sexually violated children has been known publicly now for at least 36 years. For this truth-telling, we

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News

Why is Spain’s Catholic Church refusing an independent investigation into sex abuse claims?

Spain’s Catholic Church Shame Title: Why is Spain’s Catholic Church refusing an independent investigation into sex abuse claims? Author: Heather Galloway Publisher: euronews.com Date:  22Nov2021 Activists are calling for an independent probe into alleged sexual abuse in Spain’s Catholic Church. They insist the number of cases is on a par with neighbour France, where a

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Madonnina
Opinion

French Catholic Church sexual abuse: The devil lives in holy place

French Catholic Church Abuse Title: French Catholic Church sexual abuse: The devil lives in holy place Author: Xin Ping Publisher: Global Times China Date: 21OCT2021 Perpetrators cannot live with the truth; victims cannot live without it.A recently released 2,500-page report from an independent Commission on Sexual Abuse led by Jean-Marc Sauvé revealed that since 1950,

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News

‘Suffering of clerical abuse survivors offers seeds for more faithful Church’

Safeguarding Conference in Warsaw Title: ‘Suffering of clerical abuse survivors offers seeds for more faithful Church’ Author: Devin Watkins Publisher: Vatican News Date: 20SEP2021 Church representatives from Central and Eastern Europe wrap up the second day of a safeguarding conference in Warsaw, which seeks to turn the pain endured by survivors of clerical sexual abuse

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News

Theodore McCarrick, the highest ranking priest charged in clergy abuse scandal, arraigned on sexual assault charges

Theodore McCarrick Dedham Court Title: Theodore McCarrick, the highest ranking priest charged in clergy abuse scandal, arraigned on sexual assault charges Authors:  Shelley Murphy & John R. Ellement Publisher: The Boston Globe Date: 03SEP2021 DEDHAM — Defrocked cardinal Theodore McCarrick pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that he sexually assaulted a teenager 47 years ago, making

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Madonnina
Opinion

He Blew the Whistle on the Catholic Church in 1985. Why Didn’t We Listen?

Jason Berry Clergy Abuse Title: He Blew the Whistle on the Catholic Church in 1985. Why Didn’t We Listen? Author:  Ben Proudfoot Featuring: Jason Berry Publisher: The New York Times Date: 24AUG2021 Nearly 20 years ago, an investigation by The Boston Globe into sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests ignited a firestorm of scandal that

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