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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Pope Francis Kieran Tapsell Title: Pope Francis’ reforms the Church’s disciplinary system in response to royal commission Author: Kieran Tapsell Publisher: Pearls and Irritations – John Menadue Date: 08JUN2021 One of the main reasons for the Catholic Church shifting around abusive priests was because its disciplinary system was dysfunctional. Far more children were abused than
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
Deep Roots Abuse Crisis Title: Examining the Deep Roots of the Abuse Crisis Author: Darrick Taylor Publisher: Crisis Magazine Date: 18MAY2021 The ongoing sexual abuse crisis in the Church has left many good Catholics shaken, and like many I have tried to understand how this has happened. Obviously, homosexuality in the clergy plays a role,
Catholic Abuse Opperman Report Title: Pontifical Secret Podcast Host: Ed Opperman Publisher: The Opperman Report via Radio.Com Date: 27FEB2021 Ed Opperman of The Opperman Report interviews Joolsmagools® about Roberto Ferruzzi’s painting “Madonnina” (AKA “Madonna of the Streets”), Pontifical Secret (AKA “Papal Secret”) and Crimen Sollicitationis. For more information & to listen to Ed’s podcast visit:
Potiphar’s Wife Kieran Tapsell Title: Potiphar’s Wife: The Vatican’s Secret and Child Sexual Abuse Podcast Host: Ed Opperman Publisher: The Opperman Report via Radio.com Date: 20FEB2021 The ‘cover-up’ of child sexual abuse by the Catholic Church has been occurring under the pontificate of six popes since 1922. For 1500 years, the Catholic Church accepted that clergy
Pope Social Distance Pell Title: Hand Washing or Social Distancing in the Time of Pell Author: Gail Freyne Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls & Irritations Date: 02NOV2020 The parish priest, Jorge Bergoglio could afford the luxury of welcoming with open arms an old colleague whom he believed to have been falsely accused of sexual abuse.
Endemic secrecy Catholic Church Title: Endemic secrecy in the Catholic Church Author: Francis Sullivan Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations Date: 13AUG2020 Throughout the child sexual abuse Royal Commission the inquirers regularly asked why institutions not only tolerated child abusers but actively concealed their crimes. Secrecy was endemic in the culture of these institutions.
Kieran Tapsell Vademecum Analysis Title: Pope Francis finally makes bishops accountable for cover-ups Author: Kieran Tapsell Publisher: John Menadue-Pearls and Irritations Date: 24JUL2020 On 16 July 2020, the Vatican published a manual for dealing with allegations of child sexual abuse against Church personnel. It marks a significant change in culture expressed in canon law for
George Pell Trucking Company Title: George Pell’s logic on child sex abuse is flawed Author: Kieran Tapsell Publisher: Sydney Morning Herald Date: 24AUG2014 When it comes to the Catholic Church’s response to priests’ sex abuse crimes, the parable of the Good Samaritan is apposite, writes Kieran Tapsell. In his video appearance before the Royal Commission