Tag: Pope’s Secret

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Archdiocese of St. John’s deemed to be vicariously liable in Mount Cashel victims’ suit

Archdiocese vicariously liable Canada Title: Archdiocese of St. John’s deemed to be vicariously liable in Mount Cashel victims’ suit Author: Zena Olijnyk Publisher: Canadian Lawyer Magazine Date: 04AUG2020 A landmark ruling in the Newfoundland and Labrador Court of Appeal, which found that the Archdiocese of St. John’s has a responsibility to compensate victims of the

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Magazine report is aimed at silencing nuns on sex abuse, says Vatican critic

Silence Nuns Sex Abuse Title: Magazine report is aimed at silencing nuns on sex abuse, says Vatican critic Author: Claire Giangrave Publisher: Religion News Service (RNS) Date:  05AUG2020 VATICAN CITY (RNS) – An article in a Jesuit magazine describing alleged exploitation of nuns in Catholic convents has been criticized as an attempt to silence members of women’s religious

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Child Sexual Abuse

New Abuse Lawsuit Filed Concerning Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick

Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick Title: New Abuse Lawsuit Filed Concerning Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick Author: Joseph H. Saunders Publisher: Los Angeles Legal Examiner Date: 03AUG2020 Today, I filed a civil sexual abuse lawsuit against the Diocese of Metuchen concerning a courageous survivor who was abused by McCarrick in the early 1980’s when McCarrick was the bishop

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Gulag Dispatch #8: Canonical Arguments + the Secret McCarrick Report

Mark White McCarrick Report Title: Gulag Dispatch #8: Canonical Arguments + the Secret McCarrick Report Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 04AUG2020 Just over a month ago, on June 29, my dear canonist wrote to Bishop Barry Knestout, submitting a petition under Church law. Michael asked that the bishop revoke his

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Vicar general of Springfield diocese won’t accept reappointment, says he was ‘unfairly’ portrayed in Weldon report

Vicar General Weldon Report Title: Vicar general of Springfield diocese won’t accept reappointment, says he was ‘unfairly’ portrayed in Weldon report Author: Anne-Gerard Flynn Publisher: MassLive Media Date: 03AUG2020 Fallout continues in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield as the diocesan vicar general, the Rev. Monsignor Christopher Connelly, will not seek reappointment, saying he was

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Victims advocate demands transparency as Camden Diocese suspends compensation fund

Catholic Church Crying Poor Title: Victims advocate demands transparency as Camden Diocese suspends compensation fund Author: P. Kenneth Burns Publisher: WHYY Date: 03AUG2020 The Diocese of Camden’s decision to suspend its participation in New Jersey’s compensation fund for victims of clergy sexual abuse is being met with skepticism from a victims advocate. In an announcement

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New York extends window for abuse lawsuits

New York Window Abuse Title: New York extends window for abuse lawsuits Author: CNA Staff Publisher: Catholic News Agency Date: 03AUG2020 CNA Staff, Aug 3, 2020 / 03:30 pm MT (CNA).- New York on Monday extended the window in the statute of limitations for people sexually abused as children to file lawsuits against the perpetrators.On

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Latin Americans press fight against clerical sexual abuse

Latin Americans Clergy Abuse Title: Latin Americans press fight against clerical sexual abuse Author: Ines San Martin Publisher: Crux Date: 03AUG2020 ROSARIO, Argentina – Public Mass might have stopped across much of the world during the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, but several aspects of the life of the Church have continued, including efforts to

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Clergy abuse survivors call for more transparency

Transparency Release Files SNAP Title: Clergy abuse survivors call for more transparency Author: Rob Masson Publisher: Fox8 Live WVUE Date: 31JUL2020 NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) – Victims of clergy sex abuse are calling for a new level of transparency when it comes to abusive priests. They say under new church doctrine victims are entitled to

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