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Study identifies 16 child sex abuse rings in Victorian Catholic Church

Muytjens Clergy Dark Networks Title: Study identifies 16 child sex abuse rings in Victorian Catholic Church Author: Debbie Cuthbertson Publisher: The Age Date: 23FEB2020   A three-year research project into paedophile Catholic clerics in Victoria has identified 16 child sex abuse networks operating over six decades involving 99 priests and Christian Brothers. The investigation found that clergy paedophile rings

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Deaf Argentine abuse survivors target pope with defiant message

Title: Deaf Argentine abuse survivors target pope with defiant message Author: Geneva (AFP) Publication: France 24 Date: 19FEB2020 Three deaf survivors of clerical sexual abuse from Argentina say they want Pope Francis finally to live up to his promises of reform — and they are taking their call directly to the Vatican this week. The three told

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Contribution of H.E. Msgr. Juan Ignacio Arrieta, secretary of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts, and Professor Giuseppe Dalla Torre, former president of the Vatican City State Tribunal on the publication of the Rescript of the Holy Father Francis On the confidentiality of legal proceedings, 17.12.2019

Contribution Arrieta and Torre Title: Contribution of H.E. Msgr. Juan Ignacio Arrieta, secretary of the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts, and Professor Giuseppe Dalla Torre, former president of the Vatican City State Tribunal on the publication of the Rescript of the Holy Father Francis On the confidentiality of legal proceedings, 17.12.2019 Author: Juan Ignacio Arrieta

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Pope Francis abolishes the pontifical secret for sexual misconduct cases involving clerics

Author: Gerard O’Connell Publication: America Magazine Date: 17DEC2019 In a decision of enormous importance, long called for by survivors of abuse and their advocates, Pope Francis has abolished the pontifical secret for sexual misconduct cases concerning clerics. The “pontifical secret” is not related to the seal of the confessional, which remains absolute (and inviolable) in

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A Response to Dr Rodger Austin’s Report

Author: Kieran Tapsell Publication: Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse Date: 24JAN2017 Dr Austin’s report of 28 November 2016 to the Royal Commission states that bishops and religious superiors have an obligation to report child sexual abuse to the civil authorities where the civil law requires it because of Church moral teaching

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What is the pontifical secret?

Author: Hannah Brockhaus Publication: What is the pontifical secret? Date: 14SEP2018 Vatican City, Dec 19, 2018 / 11:00 am (CNA).- Following the allegations made by Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò about the case of Archbishop Theodore McCarrick, many have called for official Vatican files on the former cardinal to be released. While this may seem like

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RMIT University: Child Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church: an interpretive review of literature and public inquiry reports

Author: Desmond Cahill and Peter WilkinsonPublication: Centre for Global Research School of Global, Urban and Social Studies RMIT UNIVERSITY, MELBOURNE Date: Aug2017 The investigations of several government inquiries, such as the Dublin Murphy Inquiry in Ireland and the Australian Senate’s Lost Innocents inquiry into the child migration scheme, were forced to confront ‘the culture of

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1962 document orders secrecy in sex cases. Many bishops unaware obscure missive was in their archives

1962 document orders secrecy Title: 1962 document orders secrecy in sex cases. Many bishops unaware obscure missive was in their archives Author: John L. Allen Jr. Publication: National Catholic Reporter NCRonline.org Date: 07AUG2003 A 1962 Vatican document ordering secrecy in cases of sexual misconduct by priests is not, according to canon lawyers, a “smoking gun”

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Popes ordered silence, former judge Kieran Tapsell claims in book

Popes ordered silence Title: Popes ordered silence, former judge Kieran Tapsell claims in book Author: Joanne McCarthy Publication: Newcastle Herald Date: 09JUN2014 A FORMER NSW judge who studied to be a priest with a future notorious Hunter child sex offender has launched a devastating critique of the Catholic Church’s six popes, including two new saints, who

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