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Vatican law criminalizes abuse of adults by priests, laity

Mary Untier Of Knots Title: Vatican law criminalizes abuse of adults by priests, laity Author: Nicole Winfield Publisher: Associated Press Date: 01JUN2021 VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has changed church law to explicitly criminalize the sexual abuse of adults by priests who abuse their authority and to say that laypeople who hold church office

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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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Quick Update and Request

Dismiss From Clerical State Title: Quick Update and Request Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 07MAY2021 Last month I wrote my bishop, Barry Knestout. I asked if we could work together with a mediator, or with a brother priest, or with anyone he might think helpful, in order to try to

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Pope’s anti-corruption decree for Vatican limits gifts to 40 euros

Pope Francis Anti-Corruption Decree Title: Pope’s anti-corruption decree for Vatican limits gifts to 40 euros Author: Philip Pullella Publisher: Reuters Date: 30APR2021 Pope Francis issued a new decree on Thursday mandating full economic disclosure and controls for Vatican managers, including cardinals, and stipulating that no one can accept personal gifts worth more than 40 euros

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Podcast: Inside the top secret process of appointing a Catholic bishop

Bishop Selection Pontifical Secret Title: Podcast: Inside the top secret process of appointing a Catholic bishop Podcast Presenters: Colleen Dulle & Gerard O’Connell Publisher: America Magazine Date: 22APR2021 When Father John Wester received a call just before 8 a.m. Mass, he had no idea it would be the nuncio, the pope’s ambassador, phoning to tell him

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Open Letter to Cardinal Cupich of Chicago

Mark White Cardinal Cupich Title: Open Letter to Cardinal Cupich of Chicago Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 20APR2021 Your Eminence: Many of us watched the speech you delivered via video at the “Religion, Faith, and Flourishing” symposium about the sexual abuse of children. We recognize that you represented our Church

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The McCarrick of Wyoming

Bishop Joseph Hart Abuse Title: The McCarrick of Wyoming Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 10FEB2021 This is the second of the two posts I promised, proving that the current ecclesiastical hierarchy continues to operate according to this long-debunked, wrong-headed principle: Sexual abuse is a shameful private matter that should be

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The Unrepentant Syndicate

Mark White Unrepentant Syndicate Title: The Unrepentant Syndicate Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 01FEB2021 This is the first of the two posts I promised, proving that the current ecclesiastical hierarchy continues to operate according to this long-debunked, wrong-headed principle: Sexual abuse is a shameful private matter that should be kept

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Probe of Crookston bishop in month 15, while Catholics urge action

Crookston Bishop Michael Hoeppner Title: Probe of Crookston bishop in month 15, while Catholics urge action Author: JD Flynn Publisher: The Pillar Date: 15JAN2021 News: ‘Vos estis lux mundi’ More than 15 months into the first U.S. investigation of a bishop under norms approved by Pope Francis, the Diocese of Crookston, Minnesota, says it has

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A ‘time of crisis’ for Poland’s Catholic Church

Poland Catholic Church Crisis Title: A ‘time of crisis’ for Poland’s Catholic Church Author: Donald Snyder Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date:  15JAN2021 It was a gloomy forecast for the Polish Catholic Church. “I say it’s a dark night for the church,” said Zbigniew Nosowski, one of Poland’s prominent intellectuals. “It is a difficult time of

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