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The Cult of Secrecy

Mark White Kieran Tapsell Title: The Cult of Secrecy Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 22JUN2021 On November 21, 2019, Bishop Barry Knestout appeared unexpectedly at St. Francis of Assisi parish in Rocky Mount, Virginia. He insisted on meeting privately with me. (The bishop had the Vicar General with him.) The

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Explainer: Cardinal Marx wasn’t accused of sexual abuse or cover-up. So why has he offered to resign?

Cardinal Reinhard Marx Explainer Title: Explainer: Cardinal Marx wasn’t accused of sexual abuse or cover-up. So why has he offered to resign? Author: Gerard O’Connell Publisher: America Magazine (America Media) Date: 09JUN2021 While Cardinal Reinhard Marx has long been a mover and shaker in the Catholic Church both in Germany and at the universal level,

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Canon Law on Child Sexual Abuse Through the Ages

Catholics Canon Law Tapsell Title: Canon Law on Child Sexual Abuse Through the Ages Author: Kieran Tapsell Publisher: CatholicsForRenewal.Org In 2014 two senior members of the Marist and Christian Brothers in Australia told Justice McLellan, the Chair of the Child Sexual Abuse Royal Commission that in the 1980s the brothers would not have regarded touching a

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FFRF calls on AG Garland to investigate Catholic abuse and cover-up

Freedom From Religion Foundation Title: FFRF calls on AG Garland to investigate Catholic abuse and cover-up Author: Unstated Publisher: Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) Date: 20MAY2021 The Freedom From Religion Foundation is urging the U.S. Justice Department to initiate a nationwide investigation into the Roman Catholic clergy’s serial sexual abuse and cover-up. “The Church’s claim

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I am a Moron

Father Mark White Moron Title: I am a Moron Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 11MAY2021 The late Archbishop Peter Gerety‘s name appears in the draft of my book. From Chapter 2… McCarrick successfully sold the myth of his glittering celebrity status not just to his victims but to a wider

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Pope Francis’ process for investigating accused Catholic bishops clearly requires reform

Francis Vos Estis Reform Title: Pope Francis’ process for investigating accused Catholic bishops clearly requires reform Author: NCR Editorial Staff Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 11MAY2021 Pope Francis’ new system to evaluate allegations of sexual abuse or cover-up against individual Catholic bishops, which went into effect in June 2019, is admirable. For the first time

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Catholic church unveils new system for reporting sexual abuse committed or covered up by bishops

Crimes Mandatory Reporting Police Title:Catholic church unveils new system for reporting sexual abuse committed or covered up by bishops Author: CBC Staff Publisher: CBC Canada Date: 07MAY2021 Victims, advocates question why police aren’t considered the first point of contact. Victims and advocates say a new system for reporting sexual abuse and cover-ups by Catholic bishops

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Canadian bishops unveil new system to report bishops for abuse, cover-up

Canadian Bishops Vos Estis Title: Canadian bishops unveil new system to report bishops for abuse, cover-up Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 08MAY2021 ROME – At a time when many are eager to see more implementation of Pope Francis’s recent norms for bishops’ accountability, the Canadian bishops have rolled out a new online reporting

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