Tag: sexual abuse

Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
Opinion

Culture of silence keeps abuse systems in place

Culture of Abuse Silence Title: Culture of silence keeps abuse systems in place Author: Grace Tame Publisher: The Age Date: 06MAR2021 In recent weeks, the once unspoken horror of sexual abuse has become the dominant focus of public conversation. But the events playing out in the centre of our nation – and the corrupt cultures

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Faith-based Institutions To Front Royal Commission On Redress For Abuse

Abuse In Care NZ Title: Faith-based Institutions To Front Royal Commission On Redress For Abuse Author: Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry Publisher: Scoop NZ Date: 04MAR2021 Witnesses for faith-based institutions, including Archbishops and a Cardinal, will give evidence before the Abuse in Care Royal Commission of Inquiry this month, on their processes for

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French Catholic clergy may have abused at least 10,000 people since 1950, say investigators

French Catholic Clergy Abuse Title: French Catholic clergy may have abused at least 10,000 people since 1950, say investigators Author: Pierre Bairin Publisher: CNN Date:  02MAR2021 Paris(CNN)French Catholic clergy could have abused at least 10,000 minors and other vulnerable people since 1950, according to an independent investigation set up by the Church in France. The

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Honoring the Legacy & Impact of “Spotlight” Editor Marty Baron

“Spotlight” Editor Marty Baron Title: Honoring the Legacy & Impact of “Spotlight” Editor Marty Baron Author: Jeff Anderson Publisher: Jeff Anderson & Associates Date: 01MAR2021 On February 28, 2021, Washington Post Executive Editor Martin “Marty” Baron retired from journalism. His legacy and his influence on the clergy sexual abuse survivors’ movement cannot be understated. It’s

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
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Donors’ group asks funders to sign pledge supporting child protection policies

FADICA Funder Safeguarding Pledge Title: Donors’ group asks funders to sign pledge supporting child protection policies Author: Kurt Jensen Publisher: Crux Date: 28FEB2021 WASHINGTON, D.C. — An umbrella group for Catholic philanthropy, calling it an effort to “change cultural norms” by increasing donor engagement, has developed a pledge for funders to use to connect their

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
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‘Spotlight’ editor on retirement: Clergy abuse coverage has permanently changed church

Martin Baron Spotlight Retirement Title: ‘Spotlight’ editor on retirement: Clergy abuse coverage has permanently changed church Author: Christopher White Publisher: National Catholic Reporter Date:  26FEB2021 When Martin Baron, one of the most consequential newspaper editors in America, announced his upcoming retirement, he cited his work overseeing the Boston Globe’s coverage of clergy sexual abuse and

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Child Sexual Abuse

Timor-Leste: Political leadership, patriarchal relationships, and the paedophile priest

Timor Leste Paedophile Priest Title: Timor-Leste: Political leadership, patriarchal relationships, and the paedophile priest Author: Sara Niner Publisher: Lens.Monash.Edu Date: 26FEB2021 Xanana Gusmao’s recent contrived jovial participation in the birthday celebrations of “self-professed” paedophile and defrocked foreign priest Richard Daschach has shocked many of his supporters, not least his Australian former wife and three Timorese-Australian sons

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Delayed Legion of Christ extortion trial goes ahead in Italy

Legion Of Christ Trial Title: Delayed Legion of Christ extortion trial goes ahead in Italy Author: Nicole Winfield Publisher: Associated Press Date: 17FEB2021 ROME (AP) — A judge in Milan has ruled that trial can go ahead in a case in which priests and lawyers of the Legion of Christ Catholic religious order are accused

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The Church of the Stigmata

Shannon Leigh Stigmata Church Title: The Church of the Stigmata Author: Shannon Leigh Publisher: Medium.Com Date: 15FEB2021 Those of us who have been abused by and in the church are a stigmata of Christ. We are St. Thomas touching the wounds of Christ. We are St. Francis of Assisi with bloodied hands and feet. When

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