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Revelation

ABC journalist Sarah Ferguson on making Revelation and coming face to face with two of the Catholic church’s worst serial paedophiles

Revelation Sarah Ferguson ABC Title: ABC journalist Sarah Ferguson on making Revelation and coming face to face with two of the Catholic church’s worst serial paedophiles Author: Natasha Johnson Publisher: ABC Date: 01MAR2020 YOUTUBE: Revelation is a ground-breaking documentary featuring interviews with a convicted paedophile priest and religious brother, survivors of clergy abuse and senior figures

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One year after global abuse summit, reaction mixed on progress made

Pope Francis SNAP Fingers Title: One year after global abuse summit, reaction mixed on progress made Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 22FEB2020 ROME – As the Boy Scouts of America slide further into scandal with allegations of widespread sexual abuse continuing to go public, the Catholic Church also finds itself on the public

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Deaf Argentine abuse survivors target pope with defiant message

Title: Deaf Argentine abuse survivors target pope with defiant message Author: Geneva (AFP) Publication: France 24 Date: 19FEB2020 Three deaf survivors of clerical sexual abuse from Argentina say they want Pope Francis finally to live up to his promises of reform — and they are taking their call directly to the Vatican this week. The three told

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Child Abuse Royal Commission

Health and Integrity in Church and Ministry

Royal Commission Sexual Abuse Title: Health and Integrity in Church and Ministry: An ecumenical conversation on the task of rebuilding and renewal after the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse Conference Papers Editor: Stephen Crittenden Publication: Franciscan Friars (Australia) Date: 27-29 August 2018 Melbourne, Australia Key excerpts: Recommendation 16.10 is formulated as follows:

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The Church and bad faith

Church and bad faith Title: The Church and bad faith Author: Alain Crevier Publication: Radio-Canada Date: 14FEB2020 Last spring, almost by accident, I came across the 30th anniversary of an event that deeply marked Canada. Strangely, it seems that the whole country has forgotten it. It must be said that the building was razed to the

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Piecemeal Protections The Canadian Church Struggles to Confront Sex Abuse

Piecemeal protections Canada Commonweal Title: Piecemeal Protections The Canadian Church Struggles to Confront Sex Abuse Author: Michael W. Higgins Publication: Commonweal Date: 11FEB2020 It was early December of last year when I heard an extraordinary interview with a Canadian bishop on CBC Radio One, Canada’s premier English-speaking public broadcaster. Extraordinary, because it was thirty minutes long;

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Pontifical Secret The Biggest wart of all
Kieran Tapsell

The Catholic Church and Child Sexual Abuse: It’s Time To Come Clean

Tapsell Child Sexual Abuse Author: Kieran Tapsell Publication: CatholicsForRenewal.org Date: 20OCT2014 Historically, the Church’s canon law for 1500 years reflected a serious and consistent attitude to child sexual abuse. It was always a sin, but by the 4th century the Church started to regard it as a crime punishable in this life. The first Church

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Canon Law

1962 document orders secrecy in sex cases. Many bishops unaware obscure missive was in their archives

1962 document orders secrecy Title: 1962 document orders secrecy in sex cases. Many bishops unaware obscure missive was in their archives Author: John L. Allen Jr. Publication: National Catholic Reporter NCRonline.org Date: 07AUG2003 A 1962 Vatican document ordering secrecy in cases of sexual misconduct by priests is not, according to canon lawyers, a “smoking gun”

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