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Madonnina
Opinion

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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Madonnina
Opinion

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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Madonnina
Opinion

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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Madonnina
Opinion

Parishes cannot obstruct sex abuse investigations

Michael Pfleger Diocese Obstruction Title: Parishes cannot obstruct sex abuse investigations Author: Michael Sean Winters Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 23APR2021 The Catholic Church’s struggle to eradicate the cancer of clergy sex abuse is on trial today. The community at St. Sabina church in Chicago is trying to obstruct the investigation of their much-beloved pastor

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News

At Vatican abuse trial, priests cast doubt on testimony of witness

Vatican Clergy Abuse Trial Title: At Vatican abuse trial, priests cast doubt on testimony of witness Author: Junno Arocho Esteves via CNS Publisher: NCROnline Date: 15APR2021 VATICAN CITY — Three priests associated with a minor seminary located in the Vatican testified that they neither witnessed nor were informed of suspected cases of sexual abuse occurring

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News

‘Profound evil’ of abuse must be eradicated, Pope Francis tells symposium

Pope Francis Profound Evil Title: ‘Profound evil’ of abuse must be eradicated, Pope Francis tells symposium Author: Carol Glatz Publisher: National Catholic Reporter (NCR) via Catholic News Service (CNS) Date:  08APR2021 VATICAN CITY — As religious leaders, scholars, experts and abuse survivors come together online to participate in a three-day international symposium on faith, healing

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News

Vatican trial: Ex-student says he witnessed abuse at minor seminary

Kamil Jarzembowski Vatican Trial Title: Vatican trial: Ex-student says he witnessed abuse at minor seminary Author: Junno Arocho Esteves Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 26MAR2021 VATICAN CITY — A former student at the St. Pius X Pre-Seminary in the Vatican said he witnessed “dozens” of instances of abuse at the minor seminary.Taking the stand at

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News

Cologne Archdiocese awaits potentially explosive report on abuse

Cologne Archdiocese Abuse Report Title: Cologne Archdiocese awaits potentially explosive report on abuse Author: Donald Snyder Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 17MAR2021 A potentially explosive report about sexual abuse in Germany’s Cologne Archdiocese is set to be released March 18.The fate of the city’s archbishop, Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelki, could be profoundly affected. He has

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