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Second Part of Chapter 1 Draft

White McCarrick Book Chapter1 Title: Second Part of Chapter 1 Draft Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White blog Date: 12SEP2020 Ordained by a Predator, Chapter 1 “Summer 2018,” part two We went on with the business of parish life–Masses, confessions, weddings, quinceañeras, summer-vacation Bible School. I continued to try to fathom the depths

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The Altar Boys

Father Glen Walsh paid a heavy price

RIP Father Glen Walsh Title: Father Glen Walsh paid a heavy price Author: Chris Geraghty Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations Date: 09SEP2020 The revelations never end about priests and brothers, of monsignors and bishops with their secret sexual lives, masturbating, buggerizing, sodomizing and raping boys and girls – protected by an amoral hierarchy

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Opinion

BOOK REVIEW: The Unforeseen Warrior Woman: An Unexpected Story

Review Unforeseen Warrior Woman Title: BOOK REVIEW: The Unforeseen Warrior Woman: An Unexpected Story Review Author: Stacey Eliopoulos Publisher: Independent Australia Date: 06 SEP2020 A new book exploring hardships faced by women 70 years after the arrival of the first convicts is both shocking and inspiring, writes Stacey Eliopoulos. THREE GENERATIONS of women show remarkable

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News

Vatican tells Australian Church that seal of confession not up for debate

Seal Confession Abuse GreenLight Title: Vatican tells Australian Church that seal of confession not up for debate Author: Charles Collins Publisher: Crux Date: 05SEP2020 Although reaffirming the principle that the seal of confession can never be violated, the Vatican has told Church leaders in Australia that victims of sexual abuse should be encouraged to report

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Poland’s agreement with Vatican helps protect abusers, NSS tells UN

Vatican helps protect abusers Title: Poland’s agreement with Vatican helps protect abusers, NSS tells UN Author: Publisher: National Secular Society Date: 04SEP2020 The National Secular Society has urged a UN committee to push Poland to renegotiate a treaty with the Vatican, in order to better protect child abuse survivors in the Catholic Church. In a

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Holy See Offers observations on Royal Commission recommendations

Vatican Response Royal Commission Title: Holy See Offers observations on Royal Commission recommendations Author: ACBC Staff Publisher: The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference Media Blog Date: 04SEP2020 The Australian Catholic Bishops Conference has provided the Holy See’s observations on 12 recommendations from the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse to the Australian Government.The Royal

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Amid pandemic, domestic and sexual abuse is skyrocketing. Activists worry that news is being buried.

Pandemic Abuse Hans Zollner Title: Amid pandemic, domestic and sexual abuse is skyrocketing. Activists worry that news is being buried. Author: Claire Giangrave Publisher: Religion News Service Date: 27AUG2020 VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Elections in the United States, a global pandemic and human rights protests have crowded the news coverage for most of 2020. But

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Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver covered up systemic abuse, silenced survivors for decades, lawsuit claims

Archdiocese of Vancouver Abuse Title: Catholic Archdiocese of Vancouver covered up systemic abuse, silenced survivors for decades, lawsuit claims Author: Rhianna Schmunk Publisher: CBC News Date: 28AUG2020 Archdiocese hopes ‘publicity’ will help give survivors ‘confidence to come forward; get the help they deserve’ A woman who claims she was assaulted as a child at a

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Strengthened clerical abuse guidelines welcome, but much still to be done

Strengthened clerical abuse guidelines Title: Strengthened clerical abuse guidelines welcome, but much still to be done Author: Paula Jefferson Publisher: The Irish News Date: 27AUG2020 The Vatican, under the direct intervention of Pope Francis, has strengthened its guidance to bishops on how the Catholic Church should combat clerical abuse of minors and vulnerable adults. Paula

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Opinion

Opinion: Pull back the curtain of secrecy on abuse by priests

Archdiocese of Cincinnati Abuse Title: Opinion: Pull back the curtain of secrecy on abuse by priests Author: Kathy Weyer Publisher: Cincinnati.com Date: 24AUG2020 St. Peter in Chains Cathedral is now a “minor basilica.” It is clear that Archbishop Dennis Schnurr is excited and proud, and it is clear that he welcomed members of the news

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