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Cardinal Marx offers Pope Francis his resignation, citing ‘responsibility for the catastrophe of sexual abuse’

Cardinal Reinhard Marx Resignation Title: Cardinal Marx offers Pope Francis his resignation, citing ‘responsibility for the catastrophe of sexual abuse’ Author: Gerard O’Connell Publisher: America Media/America Magazine Date: 04JUN2021 In a decision that has sent shock waves through the German Catholic Church, Cardinal Reinhard Marx, 67, the archbishop of Munich and Freising, revealed that on

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Opinion

Examining the Deep Roots of the Abuse Crisis

Deep Roots Abuse Crisis Title: Examining the Deep Roots of the Abuse Crisis Author: Darrick Taylor Publisher: Crisis Magazine Date: 18MAY2021 The ongoing sexual abuse crisis in the Church has left many good Catholics shaken, and like many I have tried to understand how this has happened. Obviously, homosexuality in the clergy plays a role,

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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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Opinion

The McCarrick Report confirms it: Clericalism powered the sex abuse crisis.

Clericalism Sex Abuse Crisis Title: The McCarrick Report confirms it: Clericalism powered the sex abuse crisis. Author:  Sam Sawyer, S.J. Publisher: America Magazine Date: 12NOV2020 People have been scouring the 461 pages of the McCarrick Report, looking for a smoking gun that definitively explains what went wrong and who should be held responsible for the

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Vatican report tracks McCarrick’s rise despite allegations of abuse and misconduct

Vatican Theodore McCarrick Report Title: Vatican report tracks McCarrick’s rise despite allegations of abuse and misconduct Author: Gerard O’Connell Publisher: America Magazine Date:  10NOV2020 In a long awaited act of transparency, fulfilling a commitment from Pope Francis, the Vatican has today published a report based on a two-year internal investigationinto the career of former cardinal

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Survivor group demands Vatican investigation of New Orleans archdiocese

New Orleans archdiocese investigation Title: Survivor group demands Vatican investigation of New Orleans archdiocese Author: Madeleine Davison Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date: 19OCT2020 A priest at a Catholic high school was removed from ministry after confessing he had abused a child in 2013. Another priest was arrested after allegedly engaging in sexual acts with two

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Child Sexual Abuse

A.W. Richard Sipe, a Leading Expert on Clergy Sex Abuse, Dies at 85

Sipe Clergy Sex Abuse Title: A.W. Richard Sipe, a Leading Expert on Clergy Sex Abuse, Dies at 85 Author: Sharon Otterman Publisher: The New York Times Date: 09AUG2018 A. W. Richard Sipe, a researcher, psychotherapist and former priest who spent his life studying the roots of sex abuse within the Roman Catholic Church, becoming one

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Child Sexual Abuse

Silenced priest warns of gay crisis

Priest Silenced Church Crisis Title: Silenced priest warns of gay crisis Author: Julia Duin Publisher: The Washington Times [Arlington VA] Date: 15NOV2004 Starting today, 290 of the nation’s Catholic bishops will meet at the Capitol Hyatt for their yearly business meeting and to tie up loose ends on the massive sexual-abuse crisis that has shaken

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Opinion

Review: The continued fight to eradicate clergy sex abuse

Nuala Kenny Church Unhealed Title: Review: The continued fight to eradicate clergy sex abuse Author: James F. Keenan Publisher: America Magazine Date: 12JUN2020 A Canadian pediatrician and woman religious who has worked on issues of sexual abuse for more than three decades, Nuala Kenny, S.C., offers her diagnoses and prescriptions for treating the “sick soul”

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Child Sexual Abuse

Victims of clerical sex abuse suffer from P.T.S.D. They deserve better treatment.

Clerical sex abuse PTSD Title: Victims of clerical sex abuse suffer from P.T.S.D. They deserve better treatment. Author: Edwin T Collins Publisher: America Media Date: 19MAY2020 Oceans of ink have been spilled about the church’s sexual abuse crisis, mostly focusing on the perpetrators and cover-ups. The magnitude of the crimes deserves attention and condemnation, but

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