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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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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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Madonnina
Opinion

Sipe documentary prompts memories of early sex abuse activist

Richard Sipe Thomas Doyle Title: Sipe documentary prompts memories of early sex abuse activist Author: Thomas P. Doyle Publisher: NCROnline Date: 09MAR2021 I watched the documentary, “Sipe: Sex, Lies, and the Priesthood,” with a mix of very powerful emotions: profound admiration and gratitude for all that A.W. Richard Sipe had done and all that he

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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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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
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Is Money Laundering the Reason for Unexplained Funds Transfer from the Vatican to Australia?

Vatican Money Laundering AUSTRAC Title: Is Money Laundering the Reason for Unexplained Funds Transfer from the Vatican to Australia? Author: Edward Pentin Publisher: National Catholic Register Date: 08JAN2021 Senior Vatican officials tell the Register they are continuing to investigate reports that $1.8 billion was wired between 2014 and 2020, but what happened and why remains

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Opinion

McCarrick report shows a church infected with unchecked clericalism

McCarrick Report Sick Church Title: McCarrick report shows a church infected with unchecked clericalism Author: Lisa Fullam Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 29DEC2020 The Vatican’s report on defrocked Cardinal Theodore McCarrick revealed sexual abuse of adults and minors by a Catholic cleric and its cover-up by church officials — more of the same pattern we’ve

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Opinion

Confessions of a Vatican source: Jason Berry on the McCarrick report

Jason Berry McCarrick Report Title: Confessions of a Vatican source: Jason Berry on the McCarrick report Author: Jason Berry Publisher: National Catholic Reporter (NCR) Date: 25NOV2020 When Pope John Paul II made Theodore McCarrick a cardinal in 2001, the archbishop of Washington, D.C., was a silk-between-the-fingers fundraiser. A year later, when the pope summoned the

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Opinion

Please press ‘mute’ to the US bishops

McCarrick Report Mute Bishops Title: Please press ‘mute’ to the US bishops Author: Michael Sean Winters Publisher: National Catholic Reporter (NCR Online) Date: 17NOV2020 The first day of the plenary meeting of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops was disappointing in virtually every regard. Indeed, the only good idea to come from this virtual

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Podcast

Video: Facebook Live on the McCarrick report

Schlumpf McElwee Cruz McCarrick Title: Video: Facebook Live on the McCarrick report Author: NCR Staff Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 11NOV2020 In this live conversation, NCR executive editor Heidi Schlumpf spoke with Vatican correspondent Joshua J. McElwee and abuse survivor Juan Carlos Cruz about the newly released Vatican report on former cardinal Theodore McCarrick and

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‘We want the truth’: Catholics hope for honesty in McCarrick report

McCarrick Catholics Want Truth Title: ‘We want the truth’: Catholics hope for honesty in McCarrick report Author: Christopher White Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 09NOV2020 In August 2018, a former Vatican ambassador to the United States published an 11-page letter accusing dozens of church officials of a systemic cover-up for former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick and

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