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Sex abuse survivors urge bishops to denounce Church Militant’s agenda

Church Militant’s homophobic agenda Title: Sex abuse survivors urge bishops to denounce Church Militant’s agenda Author: Rhina Guidos (Catholic News Service) Publisher: NCROnline (National Catholic Reporter) Date: 16NOV2021 BALTIMORE — On the first of two days of public sessions during the U.S. bishops’ fall general assembly, a group of sex abuse survivors in a Nov.

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He Blew the Whistle on the Catholic Church in 1985. Why Didn’t We Listen?

Jason Berry Clergy Abuse Title: He Blew the Whistle on the Catholic Church in 1985. Why Didn’t We Listen? Author:  Ben Proudfoot Featuring: Jason Berry Publisher: The New York Times Date: 24AUG2021 Nearly 20 years ago, an investigation by The Boston Globe into sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests ignited a firestorm of scandal that

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As Cardinal Becciu goes to court, Francis’ financial reforms also on trial

Giovanni Angelo Becciu Trial Title: As Cardinal Becciu goes to court, Francis’ financial reforms also on trial Author: Jason Berry Publisher: National Catholic Reporter (NCR) Date: 27JUL2021 The Vatican is opening criminal proceedings on July 27 against Giovanni Angelo Becciu, a once-powerful cardinal demoted by Pope Francis last fall, and nine other defendants. They are

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Top U.S. Catholic church official resigns after cellphone data used to track him on Grindr and to gay bars

Monsignor Jeffrey Burrill Resigns Title: Top U.S. Catholic church official resigns after cellphone data used to track him on Grindr and to gay bars Authors: Michelle Boorstein and Marisa Iati, Washington Post Publisher: The Inquirer Date: 20JUL2021 The top administrator of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops resigned after a Catholic media site told the

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UN investigators call on Vatican to do more to stop abuse

United Nations Mandatory Reporting Title: UN investigators call on Vatican to do more to stop abuse Author: Cindy Wooden (Catholic News Service CNS) Publisher: National Catholic Reporter (NCROnline) Date: 22JUN2021 VATICAN CITY — While acknowledging Vatican-mandated reforms in the handling of clerical sexual abuse, four U.N. special rapporteurs urged the Vatican to make it mandatory that church officials

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New Vatican laws on clergy abuse not enough, says former papal commissioner

Collins Irish Abuse Survivor Title: New Vatican laws on clergy abuse not enough, says former papal commissioner Author: Joshua J. McElwee Publisher: National Catholic Reporter (NCROnline.com) Date: 17JUN2021 A respected former member of Pope Francis’ commission on clergy sexual abuse has expressed disappointment in the recent revision of the criminal section of the Catholic Church’s

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Pope Francis’ process for investigating accused Catholic bishops clearly requires reform

Francis Vos Estis Reform Title: Pope Francis’ process for investigating accused Catholic bishops clearly requires reform Author: NCR Editorial Staff Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 11MAY2021 Pope Francis’ new system to evaluate allegations of sexual abuse or cover-up against individual Catholic bishops, which went into effect in June 2019, is admirable. For the first time

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