Tag: scandal

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Nine new sex abuse suits filed against Newark Archdiocese include cleric not accused before

Newark Archdiocese Clergy Abuse Title: Nine new sex abuse suits filed against Newark Archdiocese include cleric not accused before Author: Abbott Koloff Publisher: North Jersey Date: 13JUL2020 Nine lawsuits filed against the Catholic Church on Monday include allegations of sex abuse against seven clerics — including two priests who worked for years after church officials

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Rancor on Springfield Diocesan Review Board leads to resignations, lapse in faith

Springfield Diocesan Review Board Title: Rancor on Springfield Diocesan Review Board leads to resignations, lapse in faith Author: Stephanie Barry Publisher: MassLive Date: 11JUL2020 SPRINGFIELD — The Roman Catholic Diocese of Springfield’s volunteer Diocesan Review Board has begun bleeding members in the wake of the so-called Weldon Report, with one intending to abandon the church

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Diocesan clergy abuse Review Board Chairman John Hale resigns, quits Catholic church following Bishop Weldon report

Bishop Weldon Hale Resigns Title: Diocesan clergy abuse Review Board Chairman John Hale resigns, quits Catholic church following Bishop Weldon report Author: Stephanie Barry Publisher: MassLive Media Date: 10JUL2020 SPRINGFIELD — The chairman of the Springfield Catholic Diocese’s volunteer Review Board resigned in the wake of the release of a report finding late Bishop Christopher Weldon

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Attorneys for alleged church sex abuse victims file motion asking court to dismiss Archdiocese of New Orleans bankruptcy case

Vatican Secret Archives Bankruptcy Title:  Attorneys for alleged church sex abuse victims file motion asking court to dismiss Archdiocese of New Orleans bankruptcy case Author: Kimberly Curth Publisher: Fox8Live Date: 06JUL2020 NEW ORLEANS, La. (WVUE) -Alleged victims of clergy sex abuse want the New Orleans Archdiocese bankruptcy case dismissed. Attorneys for those survivors claim the

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Pope Francis recommends silence before forces of scandal and division

Pope Silence Vigano McCarrick Title: Pope Francis recommends silence before forces of scandal and division Author: Gerard O’Connell Publisher: America The Jesuit Review Date: 03SEP2018 During his homily at his first morning Mass at Santa Marta since the summer break, Pope Francis recommended “silence and prayer” when one is confronted “with people lacking good will,

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Opinion

Analysis: As Archbishop Viganò denounces Vatican II, the Vatican is not speaking

Silent Vatican Vigano McCarrick Title: Analysis: As Archbishop Viganò denounces Vatican II, the Vatican is not speaking Author: JD Flynn Publisher: Catholic News Agency Date: 01JUL2020 Denver Newsroom, Jul 1, 2020 / 11:35 am MT (CNA).- When Archbishop Carlo Viganò made headlines in August 2018, it was for a sweeping open letter that accused Church officials

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Opinion

Justice for victims

Justice For Victims Indonesia Title: Justice for victims Author: Editorial Board Publisher: The Jakarta Post Date: 01JUL2020 More and more victims of sexual violence in Indonesia are speaking up, including those allegedly assaulted in religious communities. Most recently the Depok, West Java, Police arrested a church caretaker for allegedly molesting at least 20 children under his tutelage

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Opinion

The Orchards of Police and Priests: lessons from clergy abuse scandal

Police Priests Lessons Kelly Title: The Orchards of Police and Priests: lessons from clergy abuse scandal Author: Pastor Kelly Publisher: Ronald United Methodist Church Blog Date: 30JUN2020 “In seminary, you’re taught to use your power for service, and corruption happens when you lose the service and it’s only about that power.” – Jim Keenan, a Jesuit

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