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Opinion

Disgraced Catholic Priest Francis Trauger Pleads Guilty, SNAP Reacts

Trauger Guilty SNAP Reacts Title: Disgraced Catholic Priest Francis Trauger Pleads Guilty, SNAP Reacts Authors: SNAP Contact: Michael McDonnell & Zach Hiner Publisher: SNAP Date: 08JUL2020 A former Catholic priest and serial child abuser from Levittown, Francis (Frank) X. Trauger, will plead guilty to charges he sexually assaulted two boys. We are grateful to the police

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Blog

Guest Post: Judy Rogers

Mark White Judy Rogers Title: Guest Post: Judy Rogers Author: Judy Rogers Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 08JUL2020 His Eminence Marc Cardinal Ouellet Prefect, Congregation of Bishops Palazzo della Congregazioni, Piazza Pio XII, 10 00193 Roma, Italia July 2, 2020 Your Eminence: I write today re Fr. Mark White, who was suspended from his

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News

New Orleans Clergy Abuse Plaintiff Aims to Move Bankruptcy-halted Case Out of Federal Court

Clergy Abuse New Orleans Title: New Orleans Clergy Abuse Plaintiff Aims to Move Bankruptcy-halted Case Out of Federal Court Author: Ramon Antonio Vargas (The New Orleans Advocate) Publisher: WWLTV Date: 08JUL2020 “The longer this case stays in federal court, … the more likely the pedophile priests will die before receiving civil or criminal justice.” NEW ORLEANS —

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Guardian Angels: Safeguarding minors is a mandate, not a choice

Guardian Angels Safeguarding minors Title: Guardian Angels: Safeguarding minors is a mandate, not a choice Author: Carol Glatz Publisher: The Pilot (Boston) via Catholic News Service Date: 02JUL2020 VATICAN CITY (CNS) — Concern and frustration with delayed and failed responses to abuse scandals in Poland culminated in a desperate appeal to Pope Francis to help

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Church should empower victims to disclose abuse

Charles Scicluna Pontifical Secret Title: Church should empower victims to disclose abuse Author: Juliet Palmer Publisher: CathNews NZ Pacific Date:  06JUL2020 The Catholic Church needs to empower victims of clerical abuse to disclose their predicament, says Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna. It’s been more than a year since Pope Francis published “Vos Est Lux Mundi (You

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Honour recognises Royal Commission role and a lifelong fight for the vulnerable

Francis Sullivan Clergy Abuse Title: Honour recognises Royal Commission role and a lifelong fight for the vulnerable Author: Genevieve Jacobs Publisher: The Riot-ACT Date: 10JUN2020 For years, as the horror of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse unfolded in the news and on our television screens, a familiar Canberra face also appeared.

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Ohio priest indicted on charges of child pornography and juvenile sex trafficking, US attorney says

Ohio Priest Child Abuse Title: Ohio priest indicted on charges of child pornography and juvenile sex trafficking, US attorney says Author: Rob Frehse Publisher: CNN Date: 03JUL2020 (CNN)An Ohio priest who allegedly pretended to be a woman on social media to entice minor male victims has been indicted on child pornography, child exploitation and juvenile sex trafficking

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New laws to better support victims of child sexual abuse

Seal Confession Unsealed LAW Title: New laws to better support victims of child sexual abuse Author: Press Release Publisher: ACT Government Date: 02JUL2020 New laws introduced today in the ACT Legislative Assembly change the way that evidence laws operate to support access to justice for victims of child sexual abuse. Specifically, these changes ensure that information

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Opinion

Justice for victims

Justice For Victims Indonesia Title: Justice for victims Author: Editorial Board Publisher: The Jakarta Post Date: 01JUL2020 More and more victims of sexual violence in Indonesia are speaking up, including those allegedly assaulted in religious communities. Most recently the Depok, West Java, Police arrested a church caretaker for allegedly molesting at least 20 children under his tutelage

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