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Editorial: The first case of ‘Vos Estis’ in action, and it’s fallout

OSV Editorial Vos Estis Title: Editorial: The first case of ‘Vos Estis’ in action, and it’s fallout Authors: Our Sunday Visitor Editorial Board: Gretchen R. Crowe, Scott P. Richert, Scott Warden, York Young Publisher: Our Sunday Visitor Date: 21APR2021 At the request of Pope Francis, Bishop Michael Hoeppner of Crookston, Minnesota, resigned April 13 after

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A Historic Resignation

Holding Bishop Hoeppner accountable Title: A Historic Resignation Author: Paul Moses Publisher: Commonweal Magazine Date: 16APR2021 When Msgr. Roger Grundhaus wanted to baptize his niece’s baby in the cathedral of a nearby diocese, there was the simple matter of getting a letter from his bishop affirming that he was a priest in good standing.Bishop Michael

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At Vatican abuse trial, priests cast doubt on testimony of witness

Vatican Clergy Abuse Trial Title: At Vatican abuse trial, priests cast doubt on testimony of witness Author: Junno Arocho Esteves via CNS Publisher: NCROnline Date: 15APR2021 VATICAN CITY — Three priests associated with a minor seminary located in the Vatican testified that they neither witnessed nor were informed of suspected cases of sexual abuse occurring

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Accountability, transparency, due process still needed, abuse experts say

Accountability transparency due process Title: Accountability, transparency, due process still needed, abuse experts say Author: Carol Glatz   Publisher: The Boston Pilot via CNS   Date:  13APR2021 ROME (CNS) — To help foster a wider discussion on work that still must be done to safeguard minors and vulnerable people in the Catholic Church, a canon law

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Law firm starts database of Catholic child abuse

Jeff Anderson Abuse Database Title: Law firm starts database of Catholic child abuse Author: Cara Chapman (Press-Republican) Publisher: Adirondack Daily Enterprise Date: 08APR2021 PLATTSBURGH — A Minnesota-based firm on Tuesday launched a database it hopes will aid child abuse survivors, law enforcement and fellow attorneys in their efforts to seek justice from the Catholic Church

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‘I can move on’: $1.5 million payout to St Alipius sex abuse survivor

St Alipius Gerald Ridsdale Title: ‘I can move on’: $1.5 million payout to St Alipius sex abuse survivor Author: Henrietta Cook & Chris Vedelago Publisher: The Age Date: 10APR2021 A Victorian man who was sexually abused by Australia’s most prolific paedophile priest has reached a $1.5 million settlement with the Catholic Church, one of the

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Legal lessons: Past abuse cases help train canon lawyers

Accountability Transparency Pontifical Secret Title: Legal lessons: Past abuse cases help train canon lawyers Author: Carol Glatz Publisher: The Catholic Spirit Date: 07APR2021 When Pope Francis abolished the “pontifical secret” covering the church’s judicial handling of cases of the sexual abuse of minors, it was hailed as a major step forward in promoting greater transparency

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‘Profound evil’ of abuse must be eradicated, Pope Francis tells symposium

Pope Francis Profound Evil Title: ‘Profound evil’ of abuse must be eradicated, Pope Francis tells symposium Author: Carol Glatz Publisher: National Catholic Reporter (NCR) via Catholic News Service (CNS) Date:  08APR2021 VATICAN CITY — As religious leaders, scholars, experts and abuse survivors come together online to participate in a three-day international symposium on faith, healing

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Defrocked US priest revered in East Timor accused of abuse

East Timor Richard Daschbach Title: Defrocked US priest revered in East Timor accused of abuse Authors:  Margie Mason & Robin McDowell Contributor: Raimundos Oki Publisher: Associated Press Date:  08APR2021 It was the same every night. A list of names was posted on the Rev. Richard Daschbach’s bedroom door. The child at the top of the roster

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Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Claims Tucson Was “Dumping Ground” For Predatory Catholic Priests

Tucson Predatory Catholic Priests Title: Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Claims Tucson Was “Dumping Ground” For Predatory Catholic Priests Author: Irvin Jackson Publisher: AboutLawsuits.com Date: 06APR2021 According to allegations raised in a lawsuit filed on behalf of at least three survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests, the Church used southern Arizona as a “dumping ground” for

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