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News

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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Madonnina
Opinion

The Catholic Church desperately needs to change, but will it do so?

Will Catholic Church Change? Title: The Catholic Church desperately needs to change, but will it do so? Author: Ruth Gledhill Publisher: Christian Today Date: 10JUN2021 There is no doubt that at long last, the Catholic Church has heard the message that survivors and others have been crying out for decades. There is a serious problem

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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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Vatican law criminalizes abuse of adults by priests, laity

Mary Untier Of Knots Title: Vatican law criminalizes abuse of adults by priests, laity Author: Nicole Winfield Publisher: Associated Press Date: 01JUN2021 VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has changed church law to explicitly criminalize the sexual abuse of adults by priests who abuse their authority and to say that laypeople who hold church office

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
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Canadian bishops unveil new system to report bishops for abuse, cover-up

Canadian Bishops Vos Estis Title: Canadian bishops unveil new system to report bishops for abuse, cover-up Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 08MAY2021 ROME – At a time when many are eager to see more implementation of Pope Francis’s recent norms for bishops’ accountability, the Canadian bishops have rolled out a new online reporting

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Blog

Quick Update and Request

Dismiss From Clerical State Title: Quick Update and Request Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 07MAY2021 Last month I wrote my bishop, Barry Knestout. I asked if we could work together with a mediator, or with a brother priest, or with anyone he might think helpful, in order to try to

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News

Anti-abuse center gets upgrade, sensing both progress and frustration

Catholic Anthropology Child Protection Title: Anti-abuse center gets upgrade, sensing both progress and frustration Author: Ines San Martin Publisher: Crux Date: 02MAY2021 Catholic Anthropology Child Protection ROME – Last week, a well-known center at one of Rome’s pontifical universities aimed at protecting children from clerical sexual abuse, and beyond, was upgraded to an institute of

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Pope Francis

Pope’s anti-corruption decree for Vatican limits gifts to 40 euros

Pope Francis Anti-Corruption Decree Title: Pope’s anti-corruption decree for Vatican limits gifts to 40 euros Author: Philip Pullella Publisher: Reuters Date: 30APR2021 Pope Francis issued a new decree on Thursday mandating full economic disclosure and controls for Vatican managers, including cardinals, and stipulating that no one can accept personal gifts worth more than 40 euros

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