Tag: Pope Benedict XVI

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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Kieran Tapsell

Canon Law on Child Sexual Abuse Through the Ages

Catholics Canon Law Tapsell Title: Canon Law on Child Sexual Abuse Through the Ages Author: Kieran Tapsell Publisher: CatholicsForRenewal.Org In 2014 two senior members of the Marist and Christian Brothers in Australia told Justice McLellan, the Chair of the Child Sexual Abuse Royal Commission that in the 1980s the brothers would not have regarded touching a

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Canon Law

Vatican tells bishops to get serious on crime and punishment

Canon Law Crime Punishment Title: Vatican tells bishops to get serious on crime and punishment Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 02JUN2021 ROME – On Tuesday the Vatican published a long-awaited revision of Book VI of the Code of Canon Law, unveiling a brand-new penal system including a handful of new crimes and making

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Blog

I am a Moron

Father Mark White Moron Title: I am a Moron Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 11MAY2021 The late Archbishop Peter Gerety‘s name appears in the draft of my book. From Chapter 2… McCarrick successfully sold the myth of his glittering celebrity status not just to his victims but to a wider

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Podcast

Dr Tom Doyle: Church structure to blame for abuse

Tom Doyle Clergy Abuse Title: Dr Tom Doyle: Church structure to blame for abuse Podcast: Saturday Morning with Kim Hill Publisher: RNZ Date: 27MAR2021 Dr Tom Doyle, who is a priest, canon lawyer and addictions therapist, this week gave evidence to the Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry faith-based redress hearing in Auckland, where

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Kieran Tapsell

Potiphar’s Wife: The Vatican’s Secret and Child Sexual Abuse

Potiphar’s Wife Kieran Tapsell Title: Potiphar’s Wife: The Vatican’s Secret and Child Sexual Abuse Podcast Host: Ed Opperman Publisher: The Opperman Report via Radio.com Date: 20FEB2021 The ‘cover-up’ of child sexual abuse by the Catholic Church has been occurring under the pontificate of six popes since 1922. For 1500 years, the Catholic Church accepted that clergy

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News

Delayed Legion of Christ extortion trial goes ahead in Italy

Legion Of Christ Trial Title: Delayed Legion of Christ extortion trial goes ahead in Italy Author: Nicole Winfield Publisher: Associated Press Date: 17FEB2021 ROME (AP) — A judge in Milan has ruled that trial can go ahead in a case in which priests and lawyers of the Legion of Christ Catholic religious order are accused

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News

Abuse case at Vatican pre-seminary captures risk, reward of transparency

Gabrielle Martinelli Vatican Tribunal Title: Abuse case at Vatican pre-seminary captures risk, reward of transparency Author: John L. Allen Jr. Publisher: Crux Date: 12FEB2021 ROME – A Vatican tribunal Wednesday heard testimony from the accused party in an unusual sexual abuse case, one involving a charge that one minor abused another during their time at

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Opinion

Time for a reckoning: Church must confront, change old boys’ network exposed in Vatican’s McCarrick report | Faith Matters

McCarrick Report Reckoning Santora Title: Time for a reckoning: Church must confront, change old boys’ network exposed in Vatican’s McCarrick report | Faith Matters Author: Rev. Alexander Santora Publisher: NJ.Com (The Jersey Journal) Date: 06DEC2020 The report refers to her simply as “Mother 1.” A Manhattan woman with a large brood of mostly boys and

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