Tag: sexual abuse

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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Blog

The Holy See’s Policy of Secrecy and Concealment Allowed for Rampant Sexual Abuse in Catholic Church, Class Action Alleges

Holy See Class Action Title: The Holy See’s Policy of Secrecy and Concealment Allowed for Rampant Sexual Abuse in Catholic Church, Class Action Alleges Author: Anna Bradley-Smith Publisher: Top Class Actions Date: 18AUG2021 The Holy See Sexual Abuse Class Action Overview: Who: Victims of sexual abuse at the hands of Catholic clergy members have filed

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Madonnina
News

Defrocked cardinal Theodore McCarrick charged with sexually assaulting teenager in 1970s

Defrocked cardinal Theodore McCarrick Title: Defrocked cardinal Theodore McCarrick charged with sexually assaulting teenager in 1970s Author: Shelley Murphy Publisher: The Boston Globe Date: 29JUL2021 Defrocked former cardinal Theodore McCarrick was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old boy during a wedding reception at Wellesley College in the 1970s, making him the highest-ranking Roman Catholic

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Madonnina
Opinion

Grindr Exposé on Anti-LGBTQ Priest Points to Staggering Church Hypocrisy

James Finn Jeffrey Burrill Title: Grindr Exposé on Anti-LGBTQ Priest Points to Staggering Church Hypocrisy Author: James Finn Publisher: whosoever.org Reprinted from Medium with permission of the author. Date: 24JUL2021 Powerful priest exposes Church hate speech Last autumn as the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops actively lobbied Congress to kill a proposed national suicide hotline because it directed help

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Crimen Sollicitationis

Grindr, blackmail and confession: The life of a gay seminarian

Grindr Blackmail Gay Seminarians Title: Grindr, blackmail and confession: The life of a gay seminarian Author: Frédéric Martel Publisher: The Irish Times Date: 02MAR2019 Frédéric Martel on power, homosexuality and hypocrisy in the closet of the Vatican. Ydier and Axel are two seminarians whom I meet at the Mario Mieli cultural centre, in Rome. (Their

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Madonnina
News

As Catholic Church balked at paying residential school settlement, Quebec nuns sold nearly $25M in real estate

Grey Nuns Child Abuse Title: As Catholic Church balked at paying residential school settlement, Quebec nuns sold nearly $25M in real estate Author: Simon Nakonechny Publisher: CBC News Date: 09JUL2021 WARNING: This story contains details some readers may find distressing. Three Quebec-based religious orders that staffed residential schools in the rest of Canada have earned

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Pope Francis abolishes pontifical
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UN experts urge Catholic Church to act against sexual abuse, provide reparations

Office Of High Commissioner Title: UN experts urge Catholic Church to act against sexual abuse, provide reparations Author: OHCHR Staff Publisher: OHCHR.Org United Nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner Date:  21JUN2021 GENEVA (21 June 2021) – UN human rights experts* urged the Holy See to take all necessary measures to stop and prevent

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Madonnina
Opinion

Catholic Church response to sexual abuse must centre on survivor well-being, not defensiveness

Catholic Church Survivor Centred Title: Catholic Church response to sexual abuse must centre on survivor well-being, not defensiveness Author: Cathy Driscoll, Saint Mary’s University Publisher: The Conversation Date: 16JUN2021 In light of the recent discovery of 215 Indigenous children in unmarked graves at a former Catholic-run residential school in British Columbia and investigations at other former

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