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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
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New York archdiocese: ‘Vos estis’ Hubbard records can’t be turned over in sex abuse lawsuit

Vos Estis First Amendment Title: New York archdiocese: ‘Vos estis’ Hubbard records can’t be turned over in sex abuse lawsuit Author: The Pillar Staff Publisher: The Pillar Date:  12SEP2022 Are ‘Vos estis’ records protected by the First Amendment? The New York archdiocese says they are. The Archdiocese of New York argued in an Albany courtroom on

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Law Firm Ends Relationship with Catholic Church

Corrs Chambers Westgarth Title: Law Firm Ends Relationship with Catholic Church Author: Sonia Hickey Publisher: Sydney Criminal Lawyers Date: 26JUL2022 A Melbourne-based law firm which employs around 900 lawyers including 145 partners says it will end its relationship with the Catholic Church, after 50 years of representing the organisation in the context of claims of

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Safeguarding in Birmingham was ‘shambolic’ says top abuse lawyer

Barnardo Review Institutional Failures Title: Safeguarding in Birmingham was ‘shambolic’ says top abuse lawyer Author: Ruth Gledhill Publisher: The Tablet Date: 20JUL2022 The Barnardo’s review shows that failures by the Archdiocese, which took place over a period of time, were institutional. A top abuse lawyer has condemned the Archdiocese of Birmingham for safeguarding systems that

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Exclusive: Pope Francis calls steps against clerical abuse irreversible, despite resistance

Exclusive Pope Francis Title: Exclusive: Pope Francis calls steps against clerical abuse irreversible, despite resistance Author: Philip Pullella Publisher: Reuters Date: 08JUL2022 Abuse crisis exploded in Boston in 2002 Pope introduced major legislation against abuse in 2019 Outside abuse expert says Church cannot police itself Critic says real ‘zero tolerance’ does not exist Pope gave

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Richard Sipe

A.W.Richard Sipe letter to Bishop McElroy

Richard Sipe Letter McElroy Title: A.W.Richard Sipe letter to Bishop McElroy Author: A.W.Richard Sipe Publisher: A.W.Richard Sipe website Date: 28JUL2016 Bishop McElroy: I I received your note postmarked July 19.It was clear to me during our last meeting in your office, although cordial, that you had no interest in any further personal contact. It was

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Paedophile priest Vincent Gerard Ryan dead at 84

Paedophile Vincent Gerard Ryan Title: Paedophile priest Vincent Gerard Ryan dead at 84 Author: Giselle Wakatama Publisher: ABC News Newcastle Date: 30MAY2022 Notorious paedophile priest Vincent Gerard Ryan has died at the age of 84. Key points: Vincent Gerard Ryan had 37 known victims Ryan has died at the age of 84 Catholic Church officials will not

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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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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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