Tag: NCR

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News

Saintly caution: Church’s reputation on the line when judging sanctity

Saints Skeleton In Closet Title: Saintly caution: Church’s reputation on the line when judging sanctity Author: Junno Arocho Esteves Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 22JUL2020 VATICAN CITY — In the Catholic Church, a person’s canonization is almost always preceded by decades of meticulous investigation into the minute details of the candidate’s life.Thousands of saints have

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Opinion

We need to talk about David Haas

McCarrick Vanier Haas Abuse Title: We need to talk about David Haas Author: Jamie Manson Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 30JUN2020 I first heard about sexual abuse allegations against composer David Hass from a Facebook friend in a post last week. “I haven’t heard much talk about this among progressive Catholics,” she wrote. “Maybe our hearts

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News

Annual audit shows more than 4,400 allegations of clergy abuse reported

USCCB Child Protection Report Title: Annual audit shows more than 4,400 allegations of clergy abuse reported Author: Catholic News Service Publisher:  National Catholic Reporter Date: 25JUN2020 This is the cover of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Secretariat of Child and Youth Protection annual report on dioceses’ compliance with the USCCB’s “Charter for the Protection of

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Vatican Official Reminds Bishops: Diocesan Bankruptcies Could Require Vatican Approval

Bishops Bankruptcies Vatican Approval Title: Vatican Official Reminds Bishops: Diocesan Bankruptcies Could Require Vatican Approval Author: JD Flynn and Ed Condon Publisher: National Catholic Register Date: 23JUN2020 Several dioceses in the United States have declared bankruptcy in the last year, several doing so after states passed laws opening a window in the statue of limitations

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News

Australian bishops’ report advocates major changes to church governance

Confidential Report Church Governance Title: Australian bishops’ report advocates major changes to church governance Author: Joshua J. McElwee Publisher: NCR Online Date: 03JUN2020 A new report commissioned by Australia’s bishops and religious orders recommends a series of radical changes to the way the Catholic Church operates across the country, tackling issues as far-ranging as women’s

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News

‘Vos Estis’ at one year: Some question pope’s process for investigating bishops

Title: ‘Vos Estis’ at one year: Some question pope’s process for investigating bishops Author: Joshua J. McElwee Publisher: NCR Online Date: 27MAY2020 Jesuit Fr. Federico Lombardi, Pope Francis, Cardinal Blase Cupich of Chicago and television reporter Valentina Alazraki of Televisa are pictured during the third-day of a meeting on the protection of minors in the church

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Popes

The miracle John Paul II has yet to accomplish

Saint Clerical Abuse Coverups Title: The miracle John Paul II has yet to accomplish Author: Peter Isely Publisher: National Catholic Reporter NCROnline Date: 29APR2011 COMMENTARY Official history, Camus once observed, is written by those who make history, not those who suffer from it. Almost 20 years ago, A group of some 30 survivors of childhood

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News

New Australian report may help church find its way out of abuse crisis

Light From Southern Cross Title: New Australian report may help church find its way out of abuse crisis Author: Massimo Faggioli Publisher: NCROnline Date: 19MAY2020 There are signs that the Catholic Church’s response to the sexual abuse crisis is now getting at deeper, institutional questions. In particular, how local churches — parishes and dioceses —

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George Pell

Cardinal Pell’s release stokes concerns about Australia’s plenary council

Plenary Council George Pell Title: Cardinal Pell’s release stokes concerns about Australia’s plenary council Author: Joshua J. McElwee Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Online Date: 01MAY2020 A number of influential Catholic figures across Australia are expressing concern that the divisive atmosphere stoked by the recent quashing of Cardinal George Pell’s sexual abuse convictions could frustrate hopes

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