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News

FBI opens sweeping probe of clergy sex abuse in New Orleans

FBI Clergy Abuse New Orleans Title: FBI opens sweeping probe of clergy sex abuse in New Orleans Author: Jim Mustian Publisher: Associated Press Date: 29JUN2022 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The FBI has opened a widening investigation into sex abuse in the Roman Catholic Church in New Orleans going back decades, a rare federal foray into

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Madonnina
Opinion

Abuse survivors say Benedict apology falls short

Benedict Apology Falls Short Title: Abuse survivors say Benedict apology falls short Author: Elise Ann Allen Publisher: Crux Date: 09FEB2022 ROME – Abuse survivors have criticized retired Pope Benedict XVI’s apology Tuesday for his failures in handling the abuse crisis, saying his refusal to admit wrongdoing in several cases while archbishop of Munich is disappointing

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Madonnina
Opinion

Abuse survivor Phil Saviano said something profound by having a Catholic funeral

Abuse survivor Phil Saviano Title: Abuse survivor Phil Saviano said something profound by having a Catholic funeral Author: Terence McKiernan, Publisher: National Catholic Reporter (NCROnline) Date: 08DEC2021 Almost 20 years ago, clergy abuse survivor Phil Saviano told the first Voice of the Faithful conference: “I am not faithful.” He said the repeated assaults he suffered

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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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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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Blog

Being Catholic Now, Q4: Two Letters

Jenny Grosvenor Mark White Title: Being Catholic Now, Q4: Two Letters Author: Father Mark White Publisher: Father Mark White Blog Date: 19JUL2021 In October of 1994, Jenny Grosvenor received a letter from the priest-principal of her late husband’s Catholic high school. It was obviously a form letter. It had no salutation, no “Dear…” Instead, the

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‘Bravo to Louisiana’: Governor removes deadlines for child sex abuse suits

Catholic Church Abuse Scandal Title: ‘Bravo to Louisiana’: Governor removes deadlines for child sex abuse suits Author: Ramon Antonio Vargas Publisher: Nola.com Date: 14JUN2021 Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards has signed a legislative bill removing legal deadlines for child sex abuse victims to sue for damages, awarding a major victory to survivors of the Roman

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Madonnina
Opinion

It’s time for our Catholic president to address the church’s sexual abuse scandal

President Biden David Clohessy Title: It’s time for our Catholic president to address the church’s sexual abuse scandal Author: David Clohessy | Religion News Service Publisher: The Washington Post Date: 13MAY2021 (RNS) — The unemployed. The unvaccinated. The front-line health care workers. The struggling small-business owners. The kids who should be back in school. Millions need

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