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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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Child Sexual Abuse

Canon Law a Systemic factor in Child Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church submission to The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

Kieran Tapsell Royal Commission Title: Canon Law a Systemic Factor in Child Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church Author: Kieran Tapsell Publication: Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse Date: 10AUG2015 1 Student for the Catholic priesthood at St. Columba’s College, Springwood, and St. Patrick’s College Manly from 1962 to 1967. Studied Canon

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Canon Law

Kieran Tapsell. The Cunneen Report’s Comments on Canon and Civil Law

Kieran Tapsell Cunneen Report Author: Kieran Tapsell Publication: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations blog Date: 02JUN2014 On 30 May 2014, the Report of the Special Commission of Inquiry into Matters relating to the Police Investigation of Certain Child Sexual Abuse Allegations in the Catholic Diocese of Maitland–Newcastle (“Cunneen Report”) was published by the New

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Canon Law

Kieran Tapsell – Pope Francis Abolishes the Pontifical Secret Over Child Sexual Abuse

Author: Kieran Tapsell Publication: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations blog Date: 20DEC2019 On 17 December 2019, Pope Francis abolished “Pontifical Secret” in a document entitled Instruction on the Confidentiality of Legal Proceedings. Archbishop Scicluna, who has been at the forefront of reforms, is reported to have said: “local dioceses and religious congregations have the

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Child Sexual Abuse

RMIT University: Child Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church: an interpretive review of literature and public inquiry reports

Child Abuse Catholic Church Author: Desmond Cahill and Peter Wilkinson Publication: Centre for Global Research School of Global, Urban and Social Studies RMIT UNIVERSITY, MELBOURNE via Bishop Accountability Org website Date: Aug2017 1. CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE AND THE CATHOLIC CHURCH: GUIDING QUESTIONS AND RESEARCH STRATEGY The scandal and tragedy of child sexual abuse within the

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Victorian Parliament Child Abuse Inquiry: Submission to inquiry into process by which religious and other non-government organisations respond to the criminal abuse of children by personnel within their organisations

Victorian Parliament Inquiry Title: Submission To Inquiry Into Processes By Which Religious and Other Non-Government Organisations Respond To the Criminal Abuse Of Children By Personnel Within Their Organisations Author: Noel Gregory Publisher: Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry website Date: 2012? General Comments At the outset, I should indicate that I am a ‘practising’ Catholic, i.e. I attend

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Canon Law

Sex, Lies and Secret Codes (Extract) Page 47 plus endnotes

Sex lies secret codes Title: Sex, lies and Secret Codes Extract from Sex, Lies and Secret Codes page 47 plus endnotes Author: Doyle, Sipe and Wall Publication: Volt Press Date: 2006 The Vatican Secret Directive The Vatican issued legislation in 1922 about solicitation and other forms of clergy sexual crime and again in 1962 when

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Vatican papers spark debate: Clergy abuse protocol noted

Vatican papers spark debate Title: Vatican papers spark debate: Clergy abuse protocol noted Author: Kathleen A. Shaw Publication: Telegram & Gazette Staff Date: 28AUG2005 WORCESTER— The 1962 Vatican document called Crimen Sollicitationis that first surfaced in Worcester two years ago has made its way around the world, causing controversy and sparking debate on whether the

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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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Instruction on the manner of proceeding in cases of Solicitation (Crimen Sollicitationis)

Instruction Crimen Sollicitationis To be kept carefully in the Secret Archive of the Curia for internal use. Not to be published or augmented with commentaries. Title: Instruction on the manner of proceeding in cases of Solicitation (Crimen Sollicitationis) Author: Pope John XXIII, Cardinal Ottaviani Publisher: Vatican Polyglot Press 1962 PRELIMINARY MATTERS 1. The crime of

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