Tag: Pope John Paul II

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Opinion

Opinion: Catholics shocked by sexual abuse revelations

Catholic Sexual Abuse Revelations Title:  Opinion: Catholics shocked by sexual abuse revelations Author: Len Port Publisher: Portuguese American Journal Date: 02OCT2022 With the approach of the 105th anniversary of The Miracle of the Sun at Fatima in central Portugal, Catholics have been shocked by yet another revelation about the sexual abuse of children within the church.

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News

Pope Benedict faulted over sex abuse claims: New report is just one chapter in his – and Catholic Church’s – fraught record

Pope Benedict faulted Title: Pope Benedict faulted over sex abuse claims: New report is just one chapter in his – and Catholic Church’s – fraught record Author: David Gibson Publisher: The Conversation Date: 29Jan2022 An in-depth report released last week alleges that former Pope Benedict XVI allowed four abusive priests in Munich to remain in ministry. The

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Benedict XVI admits ‘incorrect’ info given to abuse inquiry

Benedict XVI Abuse Inquiry Title: Benedict XVI admits ‘incorrect’ info given to abuse inquiry Author: Ines San Martin Publisher: Crux Date: 24JAN2022 After the publication last week of a report on past sexual abuse in the German archdiocese of Munich, Pope emeritus Benedict XVI admitted that a previous statement on his participation in a meeting

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Given abuse reforms, expert says bishops have ‘no excuse’ for failure

Hans Zollner Polish Summit Title: Given abuse reforms, expert says bishops have ‘no excuse’ for failure Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 20SEP2021 ROME – Ahead of a three-day summit on child protection taking place in Poland against the backdrop of the country’s recent abuse scandals, perhaps Catholicism’s leading expert has said progress is

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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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Priest in Perugia arrested on charges of child porn, prostitution

Vincenzo Esposito Child Abuse Title: Priest in Perugia arrested on charges of child porn, prostitution Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 05AUG2021 ROME – A Sicilian priest who has been serving in the Archdiocese of Perugia for nearly 10 years has been arrested on charges of child pornography and child prostitution after allegedly paying

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New sex abuse lawsuit names Theodore McCarrick, Fr. Michael Barrett

Theodore McCarrick Michael Barrett Title: New sex abuse lawsuit names Theodore McCarrick, Fr. Michael Barrett Authors: Matt Hadro & Christine Rousselle Publisher: Catholic News Agency Date: 04AUG2021 A new civil sex abuse lawsuit has been filed against former cardinal Theodore McCarrick, also naming Opus Dei priest Fr. Michael Barrett, who is currently a pastor in the

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Blog

Disturbing 35-Year-Old Echoes

Theodore McCarrick Report Letters Title: Disturbing 35-Year-Old Echoes Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Date: 03AUG2021 The following quotations come from a series of letters sent to Church officials, beginning 35 years ago. They all came from people who knew that Theodore McCarrick was a criminal… McCarrick has an attraction to children. I

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Defrocked cardinal Theodore McCarrick charged with sexually assaulting teenager in 1970s

Defrocked cardinal Theodore McCarrick Title: Defrocked cardinal Theodore McCarrick charged with sexually assaulting teenager in 1970s Author: Shelley Murphy Publisher: The Boston Globe Date: 29JUL2021 Defrocked former cardinal Theodore McCarrick was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy during a wedding reception at Wellesley College in the 1970s, making him the highest-ranking Roman Catholic

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