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Former Springfield priest killed 13-year-old boy in 1972: Hampden District Attorney

Lavigne Murdered Danny Croteau Title: Former Springfield priest killed 13-year-old boy in 1972: Hampden District Attorney Author: Rick Sobey Publisher: Boston Herald Date: 24MAY2021 Former priest Richard Lavigne died last week. He murdered a 13-year-old boy 49 years ago, according to the Hampden DA’s Office. (Courtesy photo Hampden DA’s Office) A former Springfield priest who

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Sacked priest in Timor-Leste ‘will remain defrocked’

Richard Daschbach Timor-Leste Title: Sacked priest in Timor-Leste ‘will remain defrocked’ Author: Ryan Dagur Publisher: Union of Catholic Asian News Date: 15MAR2021 Divine Word congregation scotches rumors that Richard Daschbach could be reinstated after sex abuse trial. The superior of the Society of the Divine Word congregation in Timor-Leste has moved to scotch rumors that

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Victim speaks out after abusive priest sentenced

Joseph Quigley Child Abuse Title: Victim speaks out after abusive priest sentenced Author: Catherine Pepinster Publisher: The Tablet Date: 03FEB2021 The victim of a priest sentenced to serve more than a decade in jail for child sexual abuse has attacked the Archdiocese of Birmingham for trying to dissuade him from reporting the assaults to police.

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Pope Francis responds to McCarrick report with vow to end sexual abuse

Pope Francis McCarrick Report Title: Pope Francis responds to McCarrick report with vow to end sexual abuse Author: Chico Harlan and StefanoPitrelli Publisher: The Washington Post Date: 11NOV2020 ROME — Pope Francis on Wednesday vowed to “eradicate” the evil of sexual abuse from the Catholic Church, one day after an investigation into the case of

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Virtual Press Event Today: Jeff Anderson Responds to the Release of the Vatican Report on Cardinal Theodore McCarrick

Anderson Responds McCarrick Report Title: Virtual Press Event Today: Jeff Anderson Responds to the Release of the Vatican Report on Cardinal Theodore McCarrick Author: Trusha Goffe Publisher: Jeff Anderson & Associates Date: 10NOV2020 Virtual Press Conference Today @ 11am ET / 10am CT   (St. Paul, MN) – Today over a live moderated virtual press

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Vatican report tracks McCarrick’s rise despite allegations of abuse and misconduct

Vatican Theodore McCarrick Report Title: Vatican report tracks McCarrick’s rise despite allegations of abuse and misconduct Author: Gerard O’Connell Publisher: America Magazine Date:  10NOV2020 In a long awaited act of transparency, fulfilling a commitment from Pope Francis, the Vatican has today published a report based on a two-year internal investigationinto the career of former cardinal

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Priest urges Vatican to intervene as fresh sexual misconduct allegations emerge from the Diocese of Broome

Diocese Broome Vatican Scandal Title: Priest urges Vatican to intervene as fresh sexual misconduct allegations emerge from the Diocese of Broome Author: Erin Parke Publisher: ABC Kimberley Date: 09NOV2020 A second priest has broken ranks with the Catholic Church, going public with concerns about what he has described as the “abysmal and extremely unjust” Vatican response

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Priest abuse victims question if Archdiocese properly investigated, referred cases to Vatican

Paul Calamari Mark Vath Title: Priest abuse victims question if Archdiocese properly investigated, referred cases to Vatican Author: David Hammer and Ramon Antonio Vargas Publisher: WWL-TV Date: 05NOV2020 NEW ORLEANS — Mark Vath thought the sexual abuse complaint he filed against his father’s cousin, a Roman Catholic priest named Paul Calamari, was resolved when the

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Rev. Pat Wattigny, Louisiana priest accused of sexual abuse, arrested in Georgia

Rev. Pat Wattigny Arrested Title: Rev. Pat Wattigny, Louisiana priest accused of sexual abuse, arrested in Georgia Author: Ramon Antonio Vargas & David Hammer Publisher: Nola.Com Date: 23OCT2020 Police in Georgia have arrested Roman Catholic priest Patrick Wattigny on a St. Tammany Parish warrant accusing him of sexually abusing a minor in 2013 while he was

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