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New Orleans archdiocese seeks laicization for all clergy credibly accused of sex abuse

Clergy Laicization Sex Abuse Title: New Orleans archdiocese seeks laicization for all clergy credibly accused of sex abuse Author: Kevin Jones Publisher: Catholic News Agency Date:  27OCT2020 While allegations against two New Orleans-area priests have again raised questions about the Church’s response to clergy misconduct, the Archdiocese of New Orleans has confirmed that for the

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Ousted priest writes new book: “Ordained by a Predator”

Father Mark White Book Title: Ousted priest writes new book: “Ordained by a Predator” Author: Bill Wyatt Publisher: Martinsville Bulletin Date: 19OCT2020 The next chapter of Father Mark White’s story has been written, quite literally, by White himself.White, who was ousted as priest of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Martinsville and St. Francis of Assisi in

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Basilians refuse to answer questions about alleged pedophile priest moved through Catholic schools

Basilians Sexual Abuse Silence Title: Basilians refuse to answer questions about alleged pedophile priest moved through Catholic schools Author: Jessica Bruno and Adrian Ghobrial Publisher: CityNews 1130 Date: 16OCT2020 CAUTION: This story contains graphic content related to allegations of sexual assault and might be upsetting to some readers. If you or someone you know are

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Analysis: What does Cardinal Farrell’s promotion say about the McCarrick report?

Cardinal Farrell McCarrick Report Title: Analysis: What does Cardinal Farrell’s promotion say about the McCarrick report? Author: JD Flynn Publisher: Catholic News Agency Date:  13OCT2020 Cardinal Kevin Farrell was appointed last week to lead a small committee charged with scrutinizing high-level Vatican financial decisions not governed by ordinary Vatican oversight norms. Because of Farrell’s background,

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Guest Post: Book Review

Death Of Altar Boy Title: Guest Post: Book Review Author: Ann White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 10OCT2020 Death of an Altar Boy: The Unsolved Murder of Danny Croteau and the Culture of Abuse in the Catholic Church by E.J. Fleming, 2018. Reviewed by Ann White In 1972, thirteen year-old Danny Croteau was found

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New book examines clergy sexual abuse — in the wide lens of history

Dyan Elliot Corrupter Boys Title: New book examines clergy sexual abuse — in the wide lens of history Author: Thomas P. Doyle Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 10OCT2020 The “Catholic sex abuse crisis” is not a crisis. A crisis is a temporary period or series of events of an unstable and dangerous nature. It passes

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Shocking Allegations From Pearl River Priest’s Arrest Last Week

Travis Clark Sex Scandal Title: Shocking Allegations From Pearl River Priest’s Arrest Last Week Authors: Ramon Antonio Vargas & David Hammer Publisher: WWLTV.com Date: 08OCT2020 Travis Clark, the pastor of Sts. Peter and Paul since 2019, was booked with obscenity last week for the alleged encounter. PEARL RIVER, La. — New, salacious details from police about

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James Still Deserves an Amanuensis + Lincoln’s Second Inaugural

Father Mark White Lincoln Title: James Still Deserves an Amanuensis + Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 06 OCT2020 Abraham Lincoln faced defeat in the election in 1864. But then General William T. Sherman took Atlanta (as recounted in Gone With the Wind). The victory restored the voters’ faith

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Pope Francis Meets With Australian Nuncio, Amid 700k-Euro Bank Transfer Allegation

Pope Francis Becciu Pell Title: Pope Francis Meets With Australian Nuncio, Amid 700k-Euro Bank Transfer Allegation Author: Edward Pentin Publisher: National Catholic Register Date: 06OCT2020 An Italian newspaper speculated that the transfer of funds from Cardinal Angelo Becciu’s department was used to bribe false witnesses in the trial of Cardinal George Pell. VATICAN CITY —

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