Tag: cover-up

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News

A ‘time of crisis’ for Poland’s Catholic Church

Poland Catholic Church Crisis Title: A ‘time of crisis’ for Poland’s Catholic Church Author: Donald Snyder Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date:  15JAN2021 It was a gloomy forecast for the Polish Catholic Church. “I say it’s a dark night for the church,” said Zbigniew Nosowski, one of Poland’s prominent intellectuals. “It is a difficult time of

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Madonnina
Opinion

Abuse inquiry: we all know the outcome

New Zealand Abuse Inquiry Title: Abuse inquiry: we all know the outcome Author: Matthew Epsom Publisher: Gisborne Herald Date: 10JAN2021 We must already know what the New Zealand Royal Commission of Inquiry into Abuse in Care will reveal about the Catholic Church in New Zealand. That’s because it has been said before, time and time

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Seattle archbishop is stonewalling push for more transparency of church sex-abuse cases, group contends

Archbishop Paul Etienne Stonewalling Title: Seattle archbishop is stonewalling push for more transparency of church sex-abuse cases, group contends Author: Lewis Kamb Publisher: Seattle Times Date: 02JAN2021 Their ranks include ex-federal prosecutors, a retired judge, a one-time assistant police chief, even a former priest. But a group of prominent Catholics say they still can’t get

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Madonnina
Opinion

McCarrick report shows a church infected with unchecked clericalism

McCarrick Report Sick Church Title: McCarrick report shows a church infected with unchecked clericalism Author: Lisa Fullam Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 29DEC2020 The Vatican’s report on defrocked Cardinal Theodore McCarrick revealed sexual abuse of adults and minors by a Catholic cleric and its cover-up by church officials — more of the same pattern we’ve

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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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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Opinion

Opinion: Archdiocese must be held accountable for priest abuse

Geoff Drew Theodore McCarrick Title: Opinion: Archdiocese must be held accountable for priest abuse Author: TERESA DINWIDDIE-HERRMANN, JAN SEIDEL, DAN FRONDORF AND KATHY WEYER Publisher: Cincinnati.com (Enquirer) Date: 06DEC2020 After a two-year investigation, the Vatican recently released a 450-plus-page report about now-defrocked Cardinal Theodore McCarrick and how the Catholic Church hierarchy failed to stop his

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Opinion

The Editorial Board: Attorney general shows complicity by Malone in shielding accused priests

Attorney General Malone Complicit Title: The Editorial Board: Attorney general shows complicity by Malone in shielding accused priests Author: News Editorial Board Publisher: Buffalo News Date: 29NOV2020 In 2019, a member of a Catholic parish’s pastoral council in Elma told The News that Bishop Richard J. Malone had “taken the blame here and the bullet

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Opinion

New Supplemental Attorney General’s Report Shines New Light on Clergy Sexual Abuse in Colorado

Clergy Sexual Abuse Colorado Title: New Supplemental Attorney General’s Report Shines New Light on Clergy Sexual Abuse in Colorado Author: Mike Finnegan Publisher: Jeff Anderson & Associates Date: 02DEC2020 Nine additional perpetrators named in the new report, including celebrated Father C.B. “Woody” Woodrich (Saint Paul, MN) – We commend Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser and

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News

Report uncovers 9 new abusive Catholic priests, 46 more victims; number of abused children climbs to 212

Clergy Abuse Reckoning Colorado Title: Report uncovers 9 new abusive Catholic priests, 46 more victims; number of abused children climbs to 212 Author: Seth Klamann Publisher: The Denver Gazette Date: 01DEC2020 A report released Tuesday by the Colorado Attorney General’s Office identifies nine new Catholic priests accused of sexually abusing juveniles in the mid-to late

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News

Sins of the fathers: Ireland’s sex abuse survivors

Ireland’s Clergy Abuse Survivors Title: Sins of the fathers: Ireland’s sex abuse survivors Author: Euronews Staff Publisher: Euronews Date: 27NOV2020 Revelations of sexual abuse inside the Catholic church shook Ireland to its core. Unreported Europe speaks to those who survived the paedophile priests and examines if the church has truly taken responsibility for the scandal.

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