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Has the Catholic Church Been Covering Up Its Biggest Pedophile Priest Problem?

Italian Catholics Clergy Abuse Title: Has the Catholic Church Been Covering Up Its Biggest Pedophile Priest Problem? Author: Barbie Latza Nadeau Publisher: The Daily Beast Date: 14FEB2022 ROME—Giuseppe remembers the day his mother betrayed him. He was 12 years old and his parish priest in the southern Italian town of Salerno forced him to touch

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Italy’s Church needs child sex abuse inquiry – Vatican advisor

Catholic Italy Abuse Inquiry Title: Italy’s Church needs child sex abuse inquiry – Vatican advisor Author: Agence France-Presse Staff Publisher: Times of Malta via Agence France-Presse Date: 02FEB2022 After a string of investigations exposing paedophile priests across the globe, it is time for Catholic-majority Italy to hold its own reckoning, a top advisor to the

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Spain’s government vows to investigate Catholic Church abuse

Catholic Spain Clergy Abuse Title: Spain’s government vows to investigate Catholic Church abuse Author: Inés San Martín Publisher: Crux Date: 29JAN2022 Spain’s ruling coalition wants historic clerical sexual abuses to be investigated in the country, and Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has said he will first meet with abuse victims.“We’re going to talk and build,” said

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Why is Spain’s Catholic Church refusing an independent investigation into sex abuse claims?

Spain’s Catholic Church Shame Title: Why is Spain’s Catholic Church refusing an independent investigation into sex abuse claims? Author: Heather Galloway Publisher: euronews.com Date:  22Nov2021 Activists are calling for an independent probe into alleged sexual abuse in Spain’s Catholic Church. They insist the number of cases is on a par with neighbour France, where a

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Pope ‘shamed’ by church’s failures over child abuse in France

Church Abuse Shames Pope Title: Pope ‘shamed’ by church’s failures over child abuse in France Author: Angela Giuffrida Publisher: The Guardian Date: 06OCT2021 Pope Francis has said he is “shamed” by the Catholic church’s failure to deal with paedophile priests in France, as one of his closest advisers pushed for an inquiry into the sexual

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Opinion

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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UN experts urge Catholic Church to act against sexual abuse, provide reparations

Office Of High Commissioner Title: UN experts urge Catholic Church to act against sexual abuse, provide reparations Author: OHCHR Staff Publisher: OHCHR.Org United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner Date:  21JUN2021 GENEVA (21 June 2021) – UN human rights experts* urged the Holy See to take all necessary measures to stop and prevent

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‘Bravo to Louisiana’: Governor removes deadlines for child sex abuse suits

Catholic Church Abuse Scandal Title: ‘Bravo to Louisiana’: Governor removes deadlines for child sex abuse suits Author: Ramon Antonio Vargas Publisher: Nola.com Date: 14JUN2021 Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed a legislative bill removing legal deadlines for child sex abuse victims to sue for damages, awarding a major victory to survivors of the Roman

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