Tag: Secret of the Holy Office

Opinion

Pope Francis’ reforms the Church’s disciplinary system in response to royal commission

Pope Francis Kieran Tapsell Title: Pope Francis’ reforms the Church’s disciplinary system in response to royal commission Author: Kieran Tapsell Publisher: Pearls and Irritations – John Menadue Date: 08JUN2021 One of the main reasons for the Catholic Church shifting around abusive priests was because its disciplinary system was dysfunctional. Far more children were abused than

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News

New Vatican document ‘very disappointing’, says campaigner

Marie Collins Zero Tolerance Title: New Vatican document ‘very disappointing’, says campaigner Author: Vivienne Clarke Publisher: The Irish Times Date: 02JUN2021 Veteran campaigner Marie Collins has expressed her disappointment at the changes to the Catholic Church’s penal code announced by the Vatican on Tuesday. The new rules will force bishops to take action action against

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Podcast

Podcast: Inside the top secret process of appointing a Catholic bishop

Bishop Selection Pontifical Secret Title: Podcast: Inside the top secret process of appointing a Catholic bishop Podcast Presenters: Colleen Dulle & Gerard O’Connell Publisher: America Magazine Date: 22APR2021 When Father John Wester received a call just before 8 a.m. Mass, he had no idea it would be the nuncio, the pope’s ambassador, phoning to tell him

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Potiphar’s Wife: The Vatican’s Secret and Child Sexual Abuse

Potiphar’s Wife Kieran Tapsell Title: Potiphar’s Wife: The Vatican’s Secret and Child Sexual Abuse Podcast Host: Ed Opperman Publisher: The Opperman Report via Radio.com Date: 20FEB2021 The ‘cover-up’ of child sexual abuse by the Catholic Church has been occurring under the pontificate of six popes since 1922. For 1500 years, the Catholic Church accepted that clergy

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Crisis: Clergy Abuse in the Catholic Church Podcast

Crisis: Episode 2: Show Notes

Podcast: Crisis Episode 2 Title: Crisis: Episode 2: Show Notes Podcast: Crisis: Clergy Abuse in the Catholic Church Host: Karna Lozoya Publisher: The Catholic Project Date: 16SEP2020 Sexual abuse by clergy of the Catholic Church is not a new problem. “How Did We Get Here?” looks at the early signs in the 1950’s and walks

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Blog

Second Part of Chapter 1 Draft

White McCarrick Book Chapter1 Title: Second Part of Chapter 1 Draft Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White blog Date: 12SEP2020 Ordained by a Predator, Chapter 1 “Summer 2018,” part two We went on with the business of parish life–Masses, confessions, weddings, quinceañeras, summer-vacation Bible School. I continued to try to fathom the depths

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Opinion

Holy See response to Child Sexual Abuse Royal Commission: another example of clericalist obstinance

Holy See clericalist obstinance Title: Holy See response to Child Sexual Abuse Royal Commission: another example of clericalist obstinance Author: Des Cahill and Peter Wilkinson Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations Date: 10SEP2020 It is almost three years since the Royal Commission inquiring into child sexual abuse recommended that the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference

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The Altar Boys

Father Glen Walsh paid a heavy price

RIP Father Glen Walsh Title: Father Glen Walsh paid a heavy price Author: Chris Geraghty Publisher: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations Date: 09SEP2020 The revelations never end about priests and brothers, of monsignors and bishops with their secret sexual lives, masturbating, buggerizing, sodomizing and raping boys and girls – protected by an amoral hierarchy

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News

Vatican tells Australian Church that seal of confession not up for debate

Seal Confession Abuse GreenLight Title: Vatican tells Australian Church that seal of confession not up for debate Author: Charles Collins Publisher: Crux Date: 05SEP2020 Although reaffirming the principle that the seal of confession can never be violated, the Vatican has told Church leaders in Australia that victims of sexual abuse should be encouraged to report

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