Tag: Secret

Madonnina
Opinion

Francis’ clergy abuse law, ‘Vos Estis,’ isn’t working. Here’s how to fix it.

Pope Fix ‘Vos Estis’ Title: Francis’ clergy abuse law, ‘Vos Estis,’ isn’t working. Here’s how to fix it. Author: Anne Barrett Doyle Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 25MAY2022 Three years ago, as the Catholic Church faced an unprecedented reckoning with clergy sexual abuse, Pope Francis introduced a church law that promised to hold bishops and

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News

Becciu denies bid to influence Pell trial

Becciu V Pell .Catholic Title: Becciu denies bid to influence Pell trial Author: Digital Staff with reporting from DPA Publisher: 7News.com.au Date: 06MAY2022 Pope Francis authorised spending up to one million euros ($A1.5 million) to free a Colombian nun kidnapped by militants in Mali, a cardinal has testified, revealing previously secret papal approval to hire

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News

In shockingly frank deposition, former bishop admits moving alleged abusers from treatment to ministry

Bishop Howard Hubbard Abuse Title: In shockingly frank deposition, former bishop admits moving alleged abusers from treatment to ministry Author: Kevin Clarke Publisher: America Magazine Date: 04APR2022 In testimony conducted over four days in April 2021, Bishop Howard Hubbard, the former leader of the Diocese of Albany, N.Y., described in unusually frank terms how he

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Madonnina
News

Why is an abuser still working as a priest?

How is this possible? Title: Why is an abuser still working as a priest? Author: Mark Lowen Publisher: BBC News Date: 17FEB2022 The BBC has uncovered how a culture of complicity and denial conceals the true scale of clerical sex abuse in Italy. One shocking case that we delved into exposes how abusers in the

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News

Catholic Church in Australia publishes annual report on abuse

Catholic Church in Australia Title: Catholic Church in Australia publishes annual report on abuse Author: Lisa Zengarini Publisher: Vatican News Date: 18DEC2021 The fourth report from the Catholic Church to the National Office for Child Safety outlines initiatives across dozens of Catholic entities as they continue to strengthen their efforts to keep all people safe in

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Madonnina
Opinion

Church’s culture of secrecy breeds authoritarianism and patriarchalism

Church’s culture of secrecy Title: Church’s culture of secrecy breeds authoritarianism and patriarchalism Author: Marie-Jo Thiel Publisher: La Croix International Date: 25OCT2021 Award-winning Catholic ethicist argues for an end to secrecy inside the Church, points to commission on the female diaconate. Sexual abuse is rooted in abuse of power, which is very often the first

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News

Phil Saviano, clergy abuse victim who refused to stay silent, dies at 69

Phil Saviano Clergy Abuse Title: Phil Saviano, clergy abuse victim who refused to stay silent, dies at 69 Author: Bryan Marquard Publisher: The Boston Globe Date: 28NOV2021 Phil Saviano was near death from AIDS three decades ago and thousands of dollars in debt when the Worcester Diocese tried to silence him with a settlement that

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George Pell

Demonstration Planned For Cardinal Pell Event

Newman Society Pell Demonstration Title: Demonstration Planned For Cardinal Pell Event Author: Oxstu News Publisher: The Oxford Student Date: 13NOV2021 A demonstration is planned outside three events that the Newman Society, Oxford’s Catholic society, are hosting on Saturday, to protest the invitation of the controversial Cardinal Pell. The Cardinal has been invited to a Pontifical

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Opinion

French Catholic Church sexual abuse: The devil lives in holy place

French Catholic Church Abuse Title: French Catholic Church sexual abuse: The devil lives in holy place Author: Xin Ping Publisher: Global Times China Date: 21OCT2021 Perpetrators cannot live with the truth; victims cannot live without it.A recently released 2,500-page report from an independent Commission on Sexual Abuse led by Jean-Marc Sauvé revealed that since 1950,

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