Tag: Rome

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News

Queensland Bishop Michael McCarthy says priests will not break seal of confession to report sex abuse, despite new law

Priests Will Break Law Title: Queensland Bishop Michael McCarthy says priests will not break seal of confession to report sex abuse, despite new law Authors: Jemima Burt and Paul Culliver Publisher: ABC News Date: 12SEP2020 A Queensland bishop says priests in his diocese will not break the “seal of confession” and report known or suspected cases of

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For Australia, child protection outweighs religious freedom, ambassador says

ChildProtection Outweighs Religious Freedom Title: For Australia, child protection outweighs religious freedom, ambassador says Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 11SEP2020 ROME – Australia’s new ambassador to the Holy See has said that when it comes to nuanced issues such as religious freedom in the country’s fight for child protection, her government’s evaluation would

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News

Amid pandemic, domestic and sexual abuse is skyrocketing. Activists worry that news is being buried.

Pandemic Abuse Hans Zollner Title: Amid pandemic, domestic and sexual abuse is skyrocketing. Activists worry that news is being buried. Author: Claire Giangrave Publisher: Religion News Service Date: 27AUG2020 VATICAN CITY (RNS) — Elections in the United States, a global pandemic and human rights protests have crowded the news coverage for most of 2020. But

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Blog

Institutional Integrity Interview + Gulag Dispatch Compendium

Mark White Institutional Integrity Title: Institutional Integrity Interview + Gulag Dispatch Compendium Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 28AUG2020 Dispatches from the Ecclesiastical Gulag #1 attempts to make sense of my “offenses” under Church law (May 15, 2020) #2 considers the Roman tribunal that will consider the case and asks for

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Opinion

Is Archbishop Viganò’s Rejection of the Second Vatican Council Promoting Schism?

Archbishop Viganò Promoting Schism? Title: Is Archbishop Viganò’s Rejection of the Second Vatican Council Promoting Schism? Author: Father Raymond J. de Souza Publisher: National Catholic Register Date: 28AUG2020 COMMENTARY: In his latest ‘testimony,’ the former nuncio holds a position contrary to the Catholic faith on the authority of ecumenical councils. Two years after his incendiary

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The Altar Boys

The Altar Boys: new questions about suicides of clergy abuse survivors should spark another inquiry

Altar Boys Clergy Abuse Title: The Altar Boys: new questions about suicides of clergy abuse survivors should spark another inquiry Author: Kathleen McPhillips Publisher: The Conversation Date: 28AUG2020 Investigative journalist Suzie Smith’s new book The Altar Boys is a searing read that raises new questions about the suicides of three former victims of Catholic clergy

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