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Removal of ‘pontifical secret’ in clerical sex abuse trials a step forward for justice

Pontifical Secret Marie Collins Title: Removal of ‘pontifical secret’ in clerical sex abuse trials a step forward for justice Author: Marie Collins Publication: The Irish Times Date: 18FEB2020 On the December 17th last the Vatican announced that the “pontifical secret” would no longer be applied to canon law trials involving clerical sexual offences. Many people were unaware of

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A Response to Dr Rodger Austin’s Report

Author: Kieran Tapsell Publication: Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse Date: 24JAN2017 Dr Austin’s report of 28 November 2016 to the Royal Commission states that bishops and religious superiors have an obligation to report child sexual abuse to the civil authorities where the civil law requires it because of Church moral teaching

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Kieran Tapsell: Summary of Response to Dr Rodger Austin and Sr Moya Hanlen

Author: Kieran Tapsell Publication: Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse Date: 24JAN2017 Dr Austin in par 293 of his Report states that the 1962 Instruction Crimen Sollicitationis: “…required the strictest confidentiality to be observed in the matters which it regulated, including the sexual abuse of minors. Likewise, the present law promulgated by

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The Catholic Church and Child Sexual Abuse: It’s Time To Come Clean

Author: Kieran Tapsell Publication: CatholicsForRenewal.org Date: 20OCT2014 In 1904, Pope Pius X decided to create a code of canon law out of the 10,000 or so papal and council decrees. He appointed a commission headed by Cardinal Gasparri whose assistant was Eugenio Pacelli, the later Pope Pius XII. The Commission discarded the decrees that required

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Child Sexual Abuse

Canon Law a Systemic factor in Child Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church submission to The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

Author: Kieran Tapsell Publication: Submission to The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse Date: 10AUG2015 In 1974, Pope Paul VI by his Instruction, Secreta Continere abolished the “secret of the Holy Office” and replaced it with the “pontifical secret”. He expanded the Church’s highest form of secrecy outside the confessional to cover

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Child Sexual Abuse

RMIT University: Child Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church: an interpretive review of literature and public inquiry reports

Author: Desmond Cahill and Peter WilkinsonPublication: Centre for Global Research School of Global, Urban and Social Studies RMIT UNIVERSITY, MELBOURNE Date: Aug2017 The investigations of several government inquiries, such as the Dublin Murphy Inquiry in Ireland and the Australian Senate’s Lost Innocents inquiry into the child migration scheme, were forced to confront ‘the culture of

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Victorian Parliament Child Abuse Inquiry: Submission to inquiry into process by which religious and other non-government organisations respond to the criminal abuse of children by personnel within their organisations

Victorian Parliament Inquiry Title: Submission To Inquiry Into Processes By Which Religious and Other Non-Government Organisations Respond To the Criminal Abuse Of Children By Personnel Within Their Organisations Author: Noel Gregory Publisher: Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry website Date: 2012? General Comments At the outset, I should indicate that I am a ‘practising’ Catholic, i.e. I attend

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Vatican papers spark debate: Clergy abuse protocol noted

Vatican papers spark debate Title: Vatican papers spark debate: Clergy abuse protocol noted Author: Kathleen A. Shaw Publication: Telegram & Gazette Staff Date: 28AUG2005 WORCESTER— The 1962 Vatican document called Crimen Sollicitationis that first surfaced in Worcester two years ago has made its way around the world, causing controversy and sparking debate on whether the

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1962 document orders secrecy in sex cases. Many bishops unaware obscure missive was in their archives

1962 document orders secrecy Title: 1962 document orders secrecy in sex cases. Many bishops unaware obscure missive was in their archives Author: John L. Allen Jr. Publication: National Catholic Reporter NCRonline.org Date: 07AUG2003 A 1962 Vatican document ordering secrecy in cases of sexual misconduct by priests is not, according to canon lawyers, a “smoking gun”

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Instruction on the manner of proceeding in cases of Solicitation (Crimen Sollicitationis)

Instruction Crimen Sollicitationis To be kept carefully in the Secret Archive of the Curia for internal use. Not to be published or augmented with commentaries. Title: Instruction on the manner of proceeding in cases of Solicitation (Crimen Sollicitationis) Author: Pope John XXIII, Cardinal Ottaviani Publisher: Vatican Polyglot Press 1962 PRELIMINARY MATTERS 1. The crime of

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