Tag: Papal Secret

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‘Cardinal Keith O’Brien was like God to me. Then he tried to seduce me’: the whistleblower’s tale

Cardinal Keith O’Brien Whistleblower Title: ‘Cardinal Keith O’Brien was like God to me. Then he tried to seduce me’: the whistleblower’s tale Author: Catherine Deveney Publisher: The Guardian Date: 05SEP2021 As disgraced 91-year-old cardinal Theodore McCarrick stood in an American court last week, charged with three counts of indecent assault and battery on a minor,

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Expert says Poland experiencing a sea change on clerical abuse

Pontifical Commission Protection Minors Title: Expert says Poland experiencing a sea change on clerical abuse Author: Inés San Martín Publisher: Crux Date: 30AUG2021 ROME – In the past year, 10 bishops in Poland have been removed from their positions and sanctioned by the Vatican, with the papal representative in the country openly acknowledging the reason

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Catholic priest outspoken about clergy abuse faces removal as Richmond Bishop petitions The Vatican

WRIC Father Mark White Title: Catholic priest outspoken about clergy abuse faces removal as Richmond Bishop petitions The Vatican Author: Kerri O’Brien Publisher: WRIC.com Date: 13JUL2021 A Virginia priest could be removed from priesthood. He continued to blog about the Catholic Church sex abuse scandals even after the Catholic Diocese of Richmond Bishop ordered him

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The Cult of Secrecy

Mark White Kieran Tapsell Title: The Cult of Secrecy Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 22JUN2021 On November 21, 2019, Bishop Barry Knestout appeared unexpectedly at St. Francis of Assisi parish in Rocky Mount, Virginia. He insisted on meeting privately with me. (The bishop had the Vicar General with him.) The

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UN investigators call on Vatican to do more to stop abuse

United Nations Mandatory Reporting Title: UN investigators call on Vatican to do more to stop abuse Author: Cindy Wooden (Catholic News Service CNS) Publisher: National Catholic Reporter (NCROnline) Date: 22JUN2021 VATICAN CITY — While acknowledging Vatican-mandated reforms in the handling of clerical sexual abuse, four U.N. special rapporteurs urged the Vatican to make it mandatory that church officials

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Pontifical Secret

Rights expert welcomes Pope’s decision to lift ‘veil of secrecy’ on child abuse cases

United Nations Papal Secrecy Title: Rights expert welcomes Pope’s decision to lift ‘veil of secrecy’ on child abuse cases Author: Human Rights staff Publisher: United Nations website Date: 19DEC2019 The Vatican must take action to ensure justice for people who were sexually abused by priests during childhood, a UN independent human rights expert said on Thursday. Maud de Boer-Buquicchio issued the charge in

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Pope Francis rejects Cardinal Marx’s offer of resignation, calls on all bishops to take responsibility for the abuse crisis

Pope Rejects Marx Resignation Title: Pope Francis rejects Cardinal Marx’s offer of resignation, calls on all bishops to take responsibility for the abuse crisis Author: Gerard O’Connell Publisher: America Magazine (America Media) Date: 10JUN2021 Pope Francis has rejected Cardinal Reinhard Marx’s offer of resignation and told him to continue as archbishop of Munich and Freising

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Opinion

Explainer: Cardinal Marx wasn’t accused of sexual abuse or cover-up. So why has he offered to resign?

Cardinal Reinhard Marx Explainer Title: Explainer: Cardinal Marx wasn’t accused of sexual abuse or cover-up. So why has he offered to resign? Author: Gerard O’Connell Publisher: America Magazine (America Media) Date: 09JUN2021 While Cardinal Reinhard Marx has long been a mover and shaker in the Catholic Church both in Germany and at the universal level,

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