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Canada says pope’s apology to Indigenous not enough

Justin Trudeau Pope Francis Title: Canada says pope’s apology to Indigenous not enough Authors: Nicole Winfield and Rob Gillies Publisher: Associated Press (AP) Date: 28JUL2022 QUEBEC CITY (AP) — The Canadian government made clear Wednesday that Pope Francis’ apology to Indigenous peoples for abuses in the country’s church-run residential schools didn’t go far enough, suggesting

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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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The beginning of the fall of the Catholic Church in Ireland

Fall Catholic Church Ireland Title: The beginning of the fall of the Catholic Church in Ireland Author: Patsy McGarry Publisher: The Irish Times Date: 07MAY2022 Bishop Eamonn Casey’s life and career came apart 30 years ago today. The new Bishop of Galway Michael Duignan (51) spoke with disarming frankness at his installation in the Cathedral

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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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For years, Cardinal Marx has been face of Catholic Church in Germany

German Church Cardinal Marx Title: For years, Cardinal Marx has been face of Catholic Church in Germany Author: Anli Serfontein Publisher: Crux Date: 30JAN2022 BERLIN — No other German bishop has dominated Catholic life in Germany as much in recent years as Cardinal Reinhard Marx, who announced he will stay on as archbishop of Munich

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Spain’s government vows to investigate Catholic Church abuse

Catholic Spain Clergy Abuse Title: Spain’s government vows to investigate Catholic Church abuse Author: Inés San Martín Publisher: Crux Date: 29JAN2022 Spain’s ruling coalition wants historic clerical sexual abuses to be investigated in the country, and Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has said he will first meet with abuse victims.“We’re going to talk and build,” said

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Progress made on abuse, but much yet to be done, say experts

Progress Made On Abuse Title: Progress made on abuse, but much yet to be done, say experts Author: Mark Pattison Publisher: Catholic Philly via CNS Date: 25JAN2022 WASHINGTON (CNS) — While progress has been made on the clergy sexual abuse crisis in the United States and elsewhere, much more remains to be done, said panelists

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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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