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Cardinal Gracias: Church must ‘shed prejudice’ against women’s leadership

Shed Prejudice Women’s Leadership Title: Cardinal Gracias: Church must ‘shed prejudice’ against women’s leadership Author: Joshua J. McElwee Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 24FEB2020 VATICAN CITY — One of the six members of Pope Francis’ advisory Council of Cardinals has acknowledged a bias among the members of the Catholic Church’s all-male hierarchy against giving women

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When it comes to abuse victims, the Body of Christ keeps score

Institutional Traumatization Hans Zollner Title: When it comes to abuse victims, the Body of Christ keeps score Author: Adam A.J. DeVille Publication: Our Sunday Visitor Date: 14FEB2020 Having written a book on the sex-abuse crisis in the Church, it usually takes a lot to shock me. Even so, I was horrified to read a priest in Rhode

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Canon Law

Correspondence from the Congregation for the Doctrine of mass of the entire Catholic Church, bishops and other Ordinaries and Eparchs interest REGARDING THE grave offenses to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the reserved

Ratzinger THE grave offenses Title: Correspondence from the Congregation for the Doctrine of mass of the entire Catholic Church, bishops and other Ordinaries and Eparchs interest REGARDING THE grave offenses to the Congregation for the Doctrine of the reserved Author: Joseph Card. Ratzinger and Tarcisio Bertone Publication: Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith Date: 18MAY2001 To fulfill the ecclesiastical law,

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Canon Law

The Code of Canon Law 1983

Code of Canon Law Title: The Code of Canon Law 1983 Author: Pope John Paul II Date: 25JAN1983 Table of Contents INTRODUCTION BOOK I. GENERAL NORMS TITLE I. ECCLESIASTICAL LAWS (Cann. 7 – 22) TITLE II. CUSTOM (Cann. 23 – 28) TITLE III. GENERAL DECREES AND INSTRUCTIONS (Cann. 29 – 34) TITLE IV. SINGULAR ADMINISTRATIVE

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Child Abuse Royal Commission

Kieran Tapsell: Summary of Response to Dr Rodger Austin and Sr Moya Hanlen

Kieran Tapsell Pontifical Secret Author: Kieran Tapsell Publication: Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse Date: 24JAN2017 Dr Austin in par 293 of his Report states that the 1962 Instruction Crimen Sollicitationis: “…required the strictest confidentiality to be observed in the matters which it regulated, including the sexual abuse of minors. Likewise, the

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Abolishing of pontifical secret in abuse cases ‘ground-breaking’, say canon lawyers

Pontifical Secret Abolition Ground-breaking Author: Joshua J. McElwee Publication: National Catholic Reporter Date: 30DEC2019 Several prominent canon lawyers are praising Pope Francis’ decision to abolish the practice of imposing strict confidentiality rules on the Vatican’s legal proceedings in cases involving clergy sexual abuse or misconduct. The move, the lawyers say, will simplify communication between local church officials and

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Canon Law

Kieran Tapsell. The Cunneen Report’s Comments on Canon and Civil Law

Author: Kieran Tapsell Publication: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations blog Date: 02JUN2014 On 30 May 2014, the Report of the Special Commission of Inquiry into Matters relating to the Police Investigation of Certain Child Sexual Abuse Allegations in the Catholic Diocese of Maitland–Newcastle (“Cunneen Report”) was published by the New South Wales Government. The

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Australian bishop testifies on prevalence of child sex abuse in the church

Kieran Tapsell Child Abuse Author: Kieran Tapsell Publication: National Catholic Reporter NCROnline Date: 10Sep2015 Dying of cancer, Bishop Emeritus Geoffrey Robinson appeared Aug. 24 before the Australian Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse to testify to the prevalence of child sexual abuse in the church.He painted a sad picture of a brave

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Archbishop Charles Scicluna hails abolition of pontifical secret in clerical sex crimes

Scicluna Abolition Pontifical Secret Title: Archbishop Charles Scicluna hails abolition of pontifical secret in clerical sex crimes Author: Matthew Vella Publication: Malta Today Date: 07JAN2020 Malta’s archbishop Charles Scicluna has hailed the abolition of the pontifical secret in cases of sexual violence and clerical abuse of minors, as an important step in working for justice for

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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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